Saintlike
Saintlike Saint"like`, a. Resembling a saint; suiting a saint; becoming a saint; saintly. [1913 Webster]

Glossed over only with a saintlike show. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • saintlike — adjective see saint I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • saintlike — adjective resembling a saint in behavior, such as benevolence, compassion, humility and or piety; exceptionally good Syn: saintly …   Wiktionary

  • saintlike — adj. resembling a saint; saintly; angelic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saintlike — adjective marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint angelic beneficence a beatific smile a saintly concern for his fellow men my sainted mother • Syn: ↑angelic, ↑angelical, ↑beatific, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Angelic Hymn — Angelic An*gel ic, Angelical An*gel ic*al, a. [L. angelicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. ang[ e]lique.] 1. Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel; heavenly; divine. Angelic harps.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angelical — Angelic An*gel ic, Angelical An*gel ic*al, a. [L. angelicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. ang[ e]lique.] 1. Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel; heavenly; divine. Angelic harps.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saintish — Saint ish, a. Somewhat saintlike; used ironically. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saint — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French seint, saint, from Late Latin sanctus, from Latin, sacred, from past participle of sancire to make sacred more at sacred Date: 13th century 1. one officially recognized especially through… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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