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noun     heaven pronunciation in British English
  1. 1


    the place where God is believed to live. Some people believe that good people go to Heaven when they die and bad people go to Hell

    Christians believe that Jesus ascended into Heaven.

    1. a.
      literary God or God’s power

      I pray to Heaven it may be so.

  2. 2

    the heavens

    [plural] literary the sky

    The heavens shook with thunder.

  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    (a) heaven on earth a place or situation that is very pleasant or enjoyable

    To a young child, the fair is a heaven on earth.

    The time we spent together was heaven on earth. (=very good)

    Submitted by Caleb Judy from United States on 07/02/2016


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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