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1. saintly

adjective. ['ˈseɪntli'] marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint.

Synonyms

  • good
  • angelical
  • angelic
  • sainted
  • beatific

Antonyms

  • disobedient
  • bad
  • worse
  • unfavorable

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • saint (English)
  • saint (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Saintly

  • quaintly
  • faintly

Sentences with saintly


1. Adjective
Shrines are often erected in places where people have seen saintly apparitions.

2. Adverb
If patience is a virtue, customer service representatives are a saintly breed.

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