AskDefine | Define angelical

Dictionary Definition

angelical adj
1 of or relating to angels; "angelic messenger" [syn: angelic]
2 having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition" [syn: angelic, cherubic, seraphic, sweet]
3 marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic benificence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother" [syn: angelic, beatific, saintlike, saintly, sainted]

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English

Etymology

From angelic + -al.

Adjective

  1. Angelic.

References

  • "angelical" in Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition] © & (P)2007 Microsoft Corporation.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.
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