Word – Cerulean
Cerulean – Word of the Day
A deep sky-blue colour.
This word dates back to the mid 17th century. It comes from the Latin word caeruleus, meaning “sky-blue”. In turn, caeruleus originates from the Latin word caelum, meaning “sky”.
- I’m thinking of painting the walls of my living room in cerulean blue, to remind myself of my vacation in Santorini.
- The lamp was emitting a cool calming light in a cerulean hue.
- Her deep cerulean eyes mesmerized me. They were bluer than the Aegean sea.
- The water was a light cerulean that day, and simply gazing at it calmed my soul.
- Jillian was wearing a cerulean blue dress that suited her perfectly; all eyes were on her that day.
- The cerulean waters of the Mediterranean made me fall in love with the ocean.
- That set of cerulean blue bowls? It was gifted by my aunt, and I cherish those pieces deeply.
- The cerulean blue waters of the oasis were so tantalizingly close, and when we found out it was just a mirage, our spirits were completely broken.
- All the flowers of the meadow were in full bloom, and the sky was a light cerulean. It felt as if all was right with the world.
- The sea’s cerulean blue was so tempting; if there wasn’t a shark warning, I would’ve dived right in.
- As I gazed at the cerulean blue sea in the painting, I suddenly felt this urge to rejoin my old ship. The open ocean called out to me once more.