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SAVING GRACE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does saving grace mean? 

SAVING GRACE (noun)
  The noun SAVING GRACE has 1 sense:

1. (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who under such divine influence

  Familiarity information: SAVING GRACE used as a noun is very rare.


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SAVING GRACE (noun)


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Meaning:

(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who under such divine influence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

grace; saving grace; state of grace

Context examples:

the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin / it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church / the Virgin lived in a state of grace

Hypernyms ("saving grace" is a kind of...):

state (the way something is with respect to its main attributes)

Domain category:

Christian theology (the teachings of Christian churches)


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