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noun. ['ˈseɪntˌhʊd'] saints collectively.
- -hood (English)
- -had (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- saint (English)
- saint (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Sainthood
Sentences with sainthood
1. Noun, singular or mass
The process of promoting a deceased member of the church to sainthood is long and arduous.
Quotes about sainthood
1. I have a hundred-year-old aunt who aspires to sainthood, and whose only wish has been to go into the convent, but no congregation, not even the Little Sisters of Charity, could tolerate her for more than a few weeks, so the family has had to look after her. Believe me, there is nothing so insufferable as a saint, I wouldn't sic one on my worst enemy.
- Isabel Allende, Mi país inventado: Un paseo nostálgico por Chile