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Meaning of SAINTLY

Pronunciation:  'seyntlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic benificence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"
 

SAINTLY is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: angelic, angelical, beatific, good, sainted, saintlike
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Saint"ly\, a. [Compar. {Saintlier}; superl.
{Saintliest}.]
Like a saint; becoming a holy person.

      So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity.   --Milton.

 

 

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