sanctitude

[ sangk-ti-tood, -tyood ]
/ ˈsæŋk tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud /

noun

holiness; saintliness; sanctity.

Origin of sanctitude

1400–50; late Middle English sanctitud < Latin sānctitūdō, equivalent to sāncti-, combining form of sānctus (see Sanctus + -tūdō -tude

Related forms

un·sanc·ti·tude, noun
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sanctitude

/ (ˈsæŋktɪˌtjuːd) /

noun

saintliness; holiness
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