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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.
Dictionary entry details
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(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who under such divine influence
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
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)
Christian theology (the teachings of Christian churches)
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