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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, resembling, or befitting a saint.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like or characteristic of a saint; befitting a holy person; saintlike.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like a saint; becoming a holy person.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Like or characteristic of a saint; befitting a holy person; saintlike.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint

Etymologies

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From saint +‎ -ly. Compare saintlike.

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