Definition of Sunward

1. adv. Toward the sun.



Definition of Sunward

1. Adjective. Directed or turned toward the sun. ¹

2. Adverb. In the direction of the sun. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sunward

1. toward the sun [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunward

sunstricken
sunstroke
sunstrokes
sunstruck
sunsuit
sunsuits
sunswept
suntan
suntanned
suntanning
suntans
suntrap
suntraps
sunup
sunups
sunward (current term)
sunwards
sunwise
sunyata
suolunite
suovetaurilia
suovetaurilias
suovitaurilia
suovitaurilias
sup
sup-
supawn
supawns
supe
supe up

Literary usage of Sunward

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Poems by Clinton Scollard (1914)
"I LEAN sunward all the year, — Copses green or copses sere, Time of rose or time of ... I lean sunward; in my veins Ichor runs and ardor reigns, Lifting me, ..."

2. Poems and Ballads by Gerald Massey (1854)
"... AND sunward. TELL nie the song of the beautiful Stars, As grandly they glide on their blue way above us, Looking, despite of our spirit's sin-scars, ..."

3. An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1900)
"Crossing a pasture slope that sunward by, I suddenly surprised beneath a tree A girlish creature who at sight of me Sprang up all wild with daintiest dismay ..."

4. The Poetical Works of Gerald Massey by Gerald Massey (1861)
"... work-worship sung, Down thro' the world-jewelled universe rung : " Onward for ever, for evermore onward," And ever they open their loving eyes sunward. ..."

5. How England Averted a Revolution of Force: A Survey of the Social Agitation by Benjamin Orange Flower (1903)
"In his poem "Onward and sunward," Massey thus exhorts the people: "THE mightiest souls of all time hover o'er us, Who laboured like Gods among men, ..."

6. Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry edited by Epes Sargent (1882)
"... bosom sunward spread, Thou lifts thy unassuming bead In bumble guise ; But now the ... sunward ..."

7. The Poems of Philip Henry Savage by Philip Henry Savage (1900)
"XIII HIGH on a sunward-mounting precipice Edged with a cloud that all before me ran, I backward gazed and pictured, span by span, How I had mounted upward ..."

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