angelic

adjective an·gel·ic \ an-ˈje-lik \

Definition of angelic

: of or relating to angels
  • angelic forms
: resembling, or suggestive of, an angel (as in purity, holiness, innocence, or beauty)
  • a sweet, angelic child
  • an angelic voice/smile
  • When women are brooding over their children, or busied in a sick-room, who has not seen in their faces those sweet angelic beams of love and pity?
  • —William Makepeace Thackeray
  • At 12, Westenra was busking on the streets of Christchurch, singing arias and Bee Gees tunes in an angelic soprano …
  • —Joan Anderman

angelically

play \an-ˈje-li-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
    • smiling angelically
    • And, oh, how good we were! How angelically and unnaturally good!
    • —Lucy Maud Montgomery

First Known Use of angelic

15th century

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