saintly

[ seynt-lee ]
/ ˈseɪnt li /

adjective, saint·li·er, saint·li·est.

pertaining to, like, or befitting a saint: saintly lives.

Origin of saintly

First recorded in 1650–60; saint + -ly
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saintly

/ (ˈseɪntlɪ) /

adjective -lier or -liest

like, relating to, or suitable for a saint

Derived Formssaintlily, adverbsaintliness, noun
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