noun see saintly

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  • Saintliness — Saint li*ness, n. Quality of being saintly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saintliness — 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

  • saintliness — See saintly. * * * …   Universalium

  • saintliness — noun The distinguishing property possessed by someone who is considered to be saintly …   Wiktionary

  • saintliness — Synonyms and related words: Christianity, Christlikeness, Christliness, angelicalness, beauty of holiness, fear of God, godlikeness, godliness, godly mindedness, goodness, heavenliness, heavenly mindedness, holiness, holy mindedness, moral… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • saintliness — saint·li·ness || seɪntlɪnɪs n. holiness, sacredness, quality of being saintly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saintliness — saint·li·ness …   English syllables

  • saintliness — See: saintly …   English dictionary

  • saintliness — noun the quality of resembling a saint • Derivationally related forms: ↑saintly • Hypernyms: ↑good, ↑goodness …   Useful english dictionary

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

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