HyperDic: saintly

English > 1 sense of the word saintly:
ADJECTIVEallsaintly, angelic, angelical, beatific, saintlike, saintedmarked by utter benignity
saintly > pronunciation
Soundssey'ntliy
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English > saintly: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint.
Example "a saintly concern for his fellow men"
Synonymsangelic, angelical, beatific, saintlike, sainted
Broadergoodmorally admirable
Spanishangelical, angélico, santo
Catalanangèlic, angelical, sant
Nounssaintperson of exceptional holiness
sainta person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
saintlinessthe quality of resembling a saint

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