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What does angelic mean?
Angelic means having the qualities of an angel, such as by being beautiful, pure, or kind.
It can also be used to describe things that relate to or involve angels, as in I had a dream about angelic beings.
In some religions, angels are heavenly beings associated with qualities such as grace, beauty, and kindliness. They are sometimes thought of as perfect beings, and the word angel is often used in a figurative way to refer to a person with these qualities.
Describing someone or something as angelic often implies that it has these qualities.
Angelic can be used to describe a person, as in You look truly angelic in that dress or Some people are kind, but Ruth is simply angelic. It can also be used to describe things. For example, you might say that a child has an angelic face or that a talented singer has an angelic voice.
The variant angelical means the same thing but is much less commonly used.
Example: The angelic sound of harp is unlike that of any other instrument.
Where does angelic come from?
The first records of the word angelic come from the 1300s. The word angel itself comes from the Greek ángelos, meaning “messenger” (and, in later contexts, “messenger of God”). The suffix -ic is used to form adjectives and means “having some characteristics of.”
Angelic is most commonly used to describe things like children’s faces and beautiful voices. Suitable synonyms for angelic are also often religious in nature, such as heavenly or saintly. The opposite of an angel is often thought to be a demon, and the adjective demonic (typically meaning “evil”) can be used as the opposite of angelic.
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What are some other forms related to angelic?
- angelically (adverb)
- angelical (adjective)
- angel (noun)
What are some synonyms for angelic?
What are some words that share a root or word element with angelic?
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How is angelic used in real life?
Angelic is used to describe things considered pure or beautiful. It is always used positively.
TREASURE IS REALLY A GROUP OF ANGELS SENT FROM ABOVE. THEY HAVE ANGELIC VOICES, FACES, AND HEARTS 🥰
— janella 🇵🇭 (@YGnambawan) January 31, 2021
Who could say no to that angelic face 😍 pic.twitter.com/736Gj5XJhQ
— Fraser Sneden 🏳️🌈 (@FraserSneden) February 2, 2021
Those stories of perfect families, picturesque marriages and angelic children are nothing but fantasies. Real life is messy. There are fights, sadness, and ugliness. If you plan on walking through life expecting only the good parts, you can expect a rough future.#FictFri
— Briana Hernandez✒ (@BrianaHWrites) August 17, 2018
Try using angelic!
Which of the following words is a synonym of angelic?
D. all of the above
How to use angelic in a sentence
Gospel songstress Erica Campbell is lending her angelic voice in praise as a part of McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour later this month, in support of Ronald McDonald House Charities and in celebration of Gospel Music Heritage Month.Erica Campbell Talks McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour|Rivea Ruff|September 10, 2021|Essence.com
He uses it at will to be vulgar, angelic or diabolical, male or female.
The stream of bubbly from the popped champagne bottle creates an angelic arc over her, and lands right in the glass.Kim Kardashian Bares Her Shiny, Bounteous Butt, Breaks the Internet|Marlow Stern|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
White hair, face, and chest, she looks almost angelic—until, suddenly nervous, she requests a cigarette.
In other moments, she appears angelic, as candlelight dances on her cherubic cheeks.
Bieber and Joffrey both have angelic faces that we kind of want to punch.Justin Bieber is the Joffrey Baratheon of Our Time|Amy Zimmerman|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Whichever monsieur pleases,” he replied, with an angelic smile.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But if you restrict it, to the sense in which it is commonly applied to the angelic sex, I am not prepared to answer.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Brahma was the prince of the angelic army; Vishnu and Siva were His coadjutors.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Although homely, her suffering and timid figure breathed an angelic kindness.
And a more angelic creetur' in his kindness to the afflicted never walked this earth.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
We may now proceed to the consideration of the angelic mythology of the Old and New Testaments.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman