Origin of angelic
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Examples from the Web for angelically
It's because heaven is the most angelically dull place in all creation: that's why.Man And Superman
George Bernard Shaw
Persis angelically urged him to stay in his room and nurse his cold.
I never saw her so angelically beautiful as she was this morning.Saxe Holm's Stories
Helen Hunt Jackson
And so he went over the same ground and most angelically refuted himself from the beginning of his former pleading to the end.Law and Laughter
George Alexander Morton
He was of a surly trend in his cups, but Ten Eyck was angelically patient as he lugged him to the coat-room.
- of or relating to angels
- Also: angelical resembling an angel in beauty, purity, etc
Word Origin and History for angelically
late 15c., "pertaining to angels," from Old French angelique "angelic" (Modern French angélique (13c.), from Latin angelicus, from Greek angelikos "angelic," from angelos (see angel). Meaning "angel-like" is from late 14c.; sense of "wonderfully pure, sweet" is recorded from early 16c. Related: Angelically.