What is another word for saintlike?

93 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ sˈe͡ɪntla͡ɪk], [ sˈe‍ɪntla‍ɪk], [ s_ˈeɪ_n_t_l_aɪ_k]

The word "saintlike" refers to the qualities or characteristics of a saintly person - someone who is virtuous, pious, and selfless. Some synonyms for "saintlike" include "holy," "devout," "pure," "righteous," "angelic," "godly," "benevolent," "self-sacrificing," and "compassionate." These words describe individuals who exhibit a deep sense of morality and spirituality, often putting the needs of others before their own. They are admired for their goodness, kindness, and dedication to a higher power or cause. Whether religious or secular, saintlike individuals inspire us to be our best selves and strive for a more harmonious world.

What are the opposite words for saintlike?

The word "saintlike" can be defined as possessing qualities or characteristics of a saint. Its antonyms, on the other hand, refer to the opposite qualities or characteristics. The first antonym of saintlike is "wicked," which means evil, immoral or sinful. The second antonym is "deviant," which means someone who departs from the accepted or standard; someone who is different or bizarre. The third antonym of saintlike is "villainous," which means someone who is a villain or a criminal. Lastly, the fourth antonym of saintlike is "ungodly," which refers to someone who is not religious, sinful, or morally depraved.

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Usage examples for Saintlike

Whitest paper, newest pen, ear sensitive, tremulous; heart pure and mind open, broad and clear as the blue air for the most delicate gossamer thoughts to wing through; and snow-white words, lily-white words, words of ivory and pearl, words of silver and alabaster, words white as hawthorn and daisy, words white as morning milk, words 'whiter than Venus' doves, and softer than the down beneath their wings'-virginal, saintlike, nunnery words.
"Prose Fancies"
Richard Le Gallienne
An awful picture, truly, but one which is to me irradiated with the love-light which shone in the eyes of "Em's serious, sweet, saintlike face."
"In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out"
Booth, William
After that Geoffrey mended rapidly, and, having been saintlike when very ill, became just an ordinary little sinner in his convalescence, and taxed every one's patience to keep him amused.
"Captain Jim"
Mary Grant Bruce

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