Saintlier
Saintly Saint"ly, a. [Compar. {Saintlier}; superl. {Saintliest}.] Like a saint; becoming a holy person. [1913 Webster]

So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • saintlier — saint·ly || seɪntlɪ adj. pertaining to a saint; appropriate for a saint; holy, sacred, hallowed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Saintliest — Saintly Saint ly, a. [Compar. {Saintlier}; superl. {Saintliest}.] Like a saint; becoming a holy person. [1913 Webster] So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saintly — Saint ly, a. [Compar. {Saintlier}; superl. {Saintliest}.] Like a saint; becoming a holy person. [1913 Webster] So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saintly — adjective (saintlier; est) Date: 1534 relating to, resembling, or befitting a saint ; holy • saintliness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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