saintly

  • 1 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

  • 2 saintly — index laudable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 saintly — [adj] good, righteous angelic, beatific, blameless, blessed, devout, divine, god fearing, godly, holy, pious, pure, religious, sainted, saintlike, seraph, sinless, upright, upstanding, virtuous, worthy; concept 404 Ant. bad, sinful, unholy,… …

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  • 4 saintly — [sānt′lē] adj. saintlier, saintliest of, like, or suitable for a saint saintliness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Saintly — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Saintly caption = sire = Sky Chase grandsire = Star Way dam = All Grace damsire = Sir Tristram sex = Gelding foaled = 1992 country = Australia colour = Chestnut breeder = Bart Cummings owner = Bart… …

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  • 6 saintly — [[t]se͟ɪntli[/t]] ADJ GRADED A saintly person behaves in a very good or very holy way. ...his saintly mother... She has been saintly in her self restraint. Derived words: saintliness [[t]se͟ɪntlɪnəs[/t]] N UNCOUNT They were praised for their… …

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  • 7 saintly — UK [ˈseɪntlɪ] / US adjective Word forms saintly : adjective saintly comparative saintlier superlative saintliest very good, or holy Derived word: saintliness noun uncountable …

    English dictionary

  • 8 saintly — saintliness, n. /saynt lee/, adj., saintlier, saintliest. pertaining to, like, or befitting a saint: saintly lives. [1650 60; SAINT + LY] * * * …

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  • 9 saintly — adjective holy, characteristic of a saint Sophie led a saintly life. Syn: holy, pious …

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  • 10 saintly — saint|ly [ˈseıntli] adj completely good and honest, with no faults ▪ She led a saintly and blameless life. >saintliness n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 saintly — adjective seeming to be completely good and honest, with no faults: a doctor who had led a saintly and blameless life saintliness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 saintly — adjective he was a saintly but somewhat ineffective archbishop Syn: holy, godly, pious, religious, devout, spiritual, prayerful; virtuous, righteous, good, moral, innocent, sinless, guiltless, irreproachable, spotless, uncorrupted, pure …

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  • 13 saintly — /ˈseɪntli/ (say sayntlee) adjective (saintlier, saintliest) like, proper to, or befitting a saint: saintly lives. –saintliness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 saintly — saint ► NOUN 1) a person who is acknowledged as holy or virtuous and regarded in Christian faith as being in heaven after death. 2) a person of exalted virtue who is canonized by the Church after death and who may be the object of veneration and… …

    English terms dictionary

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

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  • 16 saintly — Synonyms and related words: Christlike, Christly, Elysian, God fearing, angelic, archangelic, beatific, beatified, blameless, blessed, blissful, canonized, celestial, cherubic, consecrated, dedicated, devoted, devout, divine, empyreal, empyrean,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 saintly — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. virtuous, full of good deeds, angelic, righteous, worthy, pious, holy, divine, godly, virtuous, sainted. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. Christian, good, faithful, godly, pious, holy, angelic, spiritual, religious,… …

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  • 18 saintly — saint|ly [ seıntli ] adjective very good or holy ╾ saint|li|ness noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 saintly — saint·ly || seɪntlɪ adj. pertaining to a saint; appropriate for a saint; holy, sacred, hallowed …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 saintly — nastily …

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