angelism

noun
an·​gel·​ism | \ ˈānjəˌlizəm \
plural -s

Definition of angelism

: the regarding of human affairs from an unrealistically sanguine point of view as though human beings were angels

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First Known Use of angelism

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Angelism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angelism. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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