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noun as in righteousness

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What she achieved through saintliness and devoutness, they make her out to have accomplished by intelligent enthusiasm.

The saintliness of this broad-minded divine's character emerges unsullied from an age of contentious bigotry.

His manner changed; the saintliness vanished from his attitude; the expression of his face became sly and knowing.

After all, saintliness is never a reality; it is always more or less an idealisation of the image by the mirror.

And this mere title, I feel sure, has encouraged and comforted many: ‘Saintliness not forfeited by the Penitent.’


On this page you'll find 195 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to saintliness, such as: humility, purity, righteousness, sanctity, asceticism, and beatitude.

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