Some saints, it is true, like Luigi di Gonzaga, were so angelically natured that they never felt the sting of sexual desire.
Persis angelically urged him to stay in his room and nurse his cold.
Ay, marry, said Homenas, but you never saw these that are angelically written.
I never saw her so angelically beautiful as she was this morning.
Those who are privileged to hear him talk are delighted to find his speech divinely or angelically inspired.
And so he went over the same ground and most angelically refuted himself from the beginning of his former pleading to the end.
I credited the calumny with which the good fame of the angelically pure wife of an honorable man had been defiled.
It was evident that she had been roused from her slumber, but she was angelically good-tempered over it.
He was of a surly trend in his cups, but Ten Eyck was angelically patient as he lugged him to the coat-room.
He was to be taught to understand—nay, angelically he would understand at once—why she had behaved apparently so contradictorily.
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.