saintly

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adjective saint·ly \ˈsānt-lē\

Definition of saintly

saintlier

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saintliest

  1. :  relating to, resembling, or befitting a saint :  holy

saintliness

noun

Examples of saintly in a sentence

  1. a saintly man who devoted his life to caring for the dying

1534

First Known Use of saintly

1534


SAINTLY Defined for English Language Learners

saintly

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adjective saint·ly \ˈsānt-lē\

Definition of saintly for English Language Learners

  • : like a saint : very good and kind


SAINTLY Defined for Kids

saintly

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adjective saint·ly \ˈsānt-lē\

Definition of saintly for Students

  1. :  like a saint or like that of a saint a saintly deed

saintliness

noun


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