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[krahyst-lahyk] /ˈkraɪstˌlaɪk/
like Christ; showing the spirit of Christ.
Origin of Christlike
1670-80; Christ + -like Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Why a Deaconess Board, even though deaconess work happened to be merciful and gentle and Christlike?

    John Wesley, Jr. Dan B. Brummitt
  • That is well and Christlike, if you suffer gladly—which you do not.

    Murder Point Coningsby Dawson
  • That God is Christlike in capacity to suffer is in itself a revelation of no small consequence.

    Understanding the Scriptures Francis McConnell
  • That principle was a generous, unselfish, Christlike principle.

  • Sir,” was the meek and Christlike response, “have you done what you will do?

    The King's Daughters Emily Sarah Holt
  • Are their noblest and most Christlike men and women most revered and honoured?

    God and my Neighbour Robert Blatchford
  • We adore One who is Christlike love, and we will serve no other.

    Some Christian Convictions Henry Sloane Coffin
  • So it must be with us in so far as our characters are pure and unselfish and Christlike.

  • And so he who would lead a Christlike life is he who is perfectly and absolutely himself.

    The Soul of Man Oscar Wilde
  • She has always been a delightful character, and Christlike in her purity.

    The Angel of the Gila: Cora Marsland
British Dictionary definitions for Christlike


resembling or showing the spirit of Jesus Christ
Derived Forms
Christlikeness, noun
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