Definition of Saintlike

1. Adjective. Marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint. "My sainted mother"

Exact synonyms: Angelic, Angelical, Beatific, Sainted, Saintly
Similar to: Good
Derivative terms: Angel, Saint, Saint, Saintliness



Definition of Saintlike

1. a. Resembling a saint; suiting a saint; becoming a saint; saintly.

Definition of Saintlike

1. Adjective. resembling a saint in behavior, such as benevolence, compassion, humility and or piety; exceptionally good ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saintlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saintlike

saint vincent and the grenadines
saintdom
saintdoms
sainted
saintess
saintesses
sainthood
sainthoods
sainting
saintish
saintism
saintisms
saintless
saintlier
saintliest
saintlike (current term)
saintlily
saintliness
saintlinesses
saintling
saintlings
saintly
saintlyness
saintologies
saintologist
saintology
saintpaulia
saintpaulias
saints
saints' bell

Literary usage of Saintlike

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1. A Russo-Japanese War Poem by Jane H. Oakley (1905)
"Till saintlike Emperor for wisdom famed, An end to state of turbulence did make ; They soon became a race of fishermen; But fought each other then, ..."

2. Social England: A Record of the Progress of the People in Religion, Laws edited by Henry Duff Traill, James Saumarez Mann (1899)
"Pepys saw Lady Castlemain driving through the park in yellow satin and a pinner, probably not looking saintlike, in spite of this adjunct. ..."

3. Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the Antiquities of (1847)
"admirable and saintlike charity and patience ; so as our whole inhabitants within & without doores ring & sing of nothing else but her ..."

4. The Living Authors of England by Thomas Powell (1849)
"The " saintlike Lilian " begins to love the Infidel Winton, corrupted by that mighty brothel France. "O friend, if you had seen her, heard her speaking, ..."

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