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[eyn-juh l-hoo d]
  1. the state or condition of being an angel; angelic nature.
  2. angels collectively: the angelhood of heaven.
  3. an angelic being.
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Origin of angelhood

First recorded in 1830–40; angel + -hood
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for angelhood

Historical Examples

  • She has too long been assured of her angelhood, and denied her womanhood.

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  • “Your Majesty has all the other attributes of angelhood,” she averred.

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  • He sees on through the eons—sees things as they will or may be—regards the objects of his adoration as he will in the angelhood.