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.'' --Thomson.``Angelical actions.'' --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

The union of womanly tenderness and angelic patience. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; as, an angelic smile.

Syn: angelic, cherubic, seraphic, sweet. [WordNet 1.5]

3. marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; as, angelic benificence.

Syn: angelic, angelical, beatific, saintlike, saintly, sainted. [WordNet 1.5]

{Angelic Hymn}, a very ancient hymn of the Christian Church; -- so called from its beginning with the song of the heavenly host recorded in Luke ii. 14. --Eadie. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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