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ANGELIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does angelic mean? 

ANGELIC (adjective)
  The adjective ANGELIC has 3 senses:

1. marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
2. of or relating to angels
3. having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub

  Familiarity information: ANGELIC used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANGELIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint

Synonyms:

angelic; saintly; saintlike; sainted; beatific; angelical

Context examples:

angelic beneficence / a beatific smile / a saintly concern for his fellow men / my sainted mother

Similar:

good (morally admirable)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to angels

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

angelical; angelic

Context example:

angelic messenger

Pertainym:

angel (spiritual being attendant upon God)


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Meaning:

Having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub

Synonyms:

cherubic; sweet; angelical; seraphic; angelic

Context examples:

an angelic smile / a cherubic face / looking so seraphic when he slept / a sweet disposition

Similar:

lovable; loveable (having characteristics that attract love or affection)


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