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saintly

[seynt-lee] /ˈseɪnt li/
adjective, saintlier, saintliest.
1.
pertaining to, like, or befitting a saint:
saintly lives.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; saint + -ly
Related forms
saintliness, noun
hypersaintly, adjective
quasi-saintly, adjective
supersaintly, adjective
unsaintly, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for quasi-saintly

saintly

/ˈseɪntlɪ/
adjective -lier, -liest
1.
like, relating to, or suitable for a saint
Derived Forms
saintlily, adverb
saintliness, noun
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Word Origin and History for quasi-saintly

saintly

adj.

1620s, from saint (n.) + -ly (1). Related: Saintliness.

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