[ US /ˈseɪntɪd/ ]
[ UK /sˈe‍ɪntɪd/ ]
  1. marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    angelic beneficence
    my sainted mother
    a saintly concern for his fellow men
    a beatific smile
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How To Use sainted In A Sentence

  • That's what will keep your memory on the "sainted" list. Financial Planning: Wills And Other Ways
  • Yeah, the way to win in the DEMOCRATIC primaries is to praise the "sainted" Republican president Ronald Reagan. Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Hillary Personally Slams Obama Over Reagan Comments
  • `Now, as my dear sainted daddy used to say, `a wishbone ain't no substitute fer a backbone! PAINT THE WIND
  • Alexander was lame, _pedibus contractus_, from his birth, we are told that after twenty-four years of pain and discomfort -- _vigintiquatuor annis penaliter laborabat_ -- he made a pilgrimage to Canterbury, and there "the sainted Thomas, the divine clemency aiding him, on the second day of the month of May did straightway restore his legs and feet, _bases et plantas_, to the same Alexander. The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.].
  • I bugled him and boosted him and succored him and damn near sainted him. Brian Joseph Davis: A Horrifying Satire of Hollywood Returns
  • It was a fascinating story and well worth the telling, but is it likely or possible that Davis was really so sainted?
  • King Olaf, who was later sainted, more or less imposed Christianity on his people by force.
  • The "sainted" Ronald Reagan went to a car assembly plant, got on a podium in the parking lot, and told the car workers his beliefs. Just Showing Up is Half the Battle
  • She told my sainted mother that she was an idolatress — she who only idolatrises her children! The Newcomes
  • My sainted aunt! Whatever next?
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