halcyon [adjective]

Definition of halcyon:

  • Denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful. (Adjective)
  • A mythical bird, usually identified with the kingfisher, said to breed in a nest floating at sea at the winter solstice, charming the wind and waves into calm. (Noun)

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Sentence/Example of halcyon:

They reminisced about the halcyon days of their youth.

The couple enjoyed a halcyon week on the peaceful island.

The book describes a halcyon era when life was simpler.

She often dreamed of halcyon summers spent at her grandparents' farm.

The lake was a halcyon spot, perfect for relaxation.

The village was known for its halcyon atmosphere.

He longed for the halcyon times before the war.

The halcyon beauty of the countryside was breathtaking.

Their marriage was in a halcyon phase.

The halcyon days of the company’s success were over.

The artist captured the halcyon scene perfectly in her painting.

They spent a halcyon afternoon picnicking by the river.

The movie depicted a halcyon period of the 1950s.

The retreat promised a halcyon escape from the busy city life.

She found the halcyon environment of the monastery calming.

The novel is set in a halcyon village untouched by time.

The family cherished their halcyon holidays at the beach house.

The peaceful garden offered a halcyon retreat from the world.

His childhood was filled with halcyon memories of playing outdoors.

They built their home in a halcyon valley surrounded by nature.