Examples of sainthood in a Sentence
while you're a perfectly nice person, you're not exactly an example of sainthood
Recent Examples of sainthood from the Web
In many cases, dying young grants many artists a type of sainthood, forever shrouding them in mystery, and protecting their profile from the inevitable creative and stylistic ravages of age.
As the cleansing of the Rohingya continues, with only vague and inadequate statements from her, Suu Kyi has much to lose: her moral authority, international adulation, and secular sainthood.
The event for the Detroit friar's elevation to Blessed in the Roman Catholic Church is the final step before sainthood, and the event is expected to sell out.
Jeff Ricca excels in the role, a counterbalance to the positive side of Eva, a devil’s advocate so to speak in reaction to the people’s near sainthood view of her.
It's been 23 years since the Orthodox Church elevated him to sainthood.
In a step toward possible sainthood, the remains of a former slave have been moved to a Catholic cathedral in Denver, where people lined up Wednesday to honor her and pray for her help.
The remains were exhumed last month from a grave in a suburban Denver cemetery and moved to the cathedral — a typical step at the beginning of the sainthood process, archdiocesan spokeswoman Karna Swanson said.
DENVER (AP) — In a step toward possible sainthood, the remains of a former slave have been moved to a Catholic cathedral in Denver, where people lined up Wednesday to honor her and pray for her help.
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First Known Use of sainthood
Synonymsblessedness, devoutness, godliness, piety, piousness, holiness, saintliness, saintship, sanctity
Antonymsgodlessness, impiety, ungodliness, unholiness
Related Wordsasceticism, devotion, morality, prayerfulness, religiousness, spirituality; priestliness; goodness, rectitude, righteousness, uprightness, virtue, virtuousness; consecration, sacredness
Near Antonymsblasphemousness, irreverence, sacrilegiousness; depravedness, depravity, evilness, heinousness, monstrosity, sinfulness, vileness, wickedness; hypocrisy, sanctimoniousness, sanctimony
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