[ UK /sˈe‍ɪnthʊd/ ]
[ US /ˈseɪntˌhʊd/ ]
  1. saints collectively
  2. the status and dignity of a saint
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How To Use sainthood In A Sentence

  • Mother Teresa is on her way to sainthood, having been beatified by the Pope in a two-hour ceremony in Rome.
  • Yesterday idolized , today hated and spit upon, tomorrow forgotten, and the day after tomorrow promoted to Sainthood.
  • His beatification, the first step to sainthood, is expected to take five years, far shorter than normal.
  • Benedict will return to the square in exactly one week to lead a crowd expected to be at least double Easter's turnout when he beatifies John Paul, putting the Polish-born, long-serving pontiff on the last formal step before eventual sainthood. In Easter Message, Pope Urges Diplomacy in Libya
  • They aren't handing out sainthoods around here.
  • There are two major divisions of Buddhism, each of which has its own understanding of sainthood.
  • While that public sentiment appears to be firmly in place, any official elevation to sainthood is still years of church bureaucracy away. USATODAY.com - Rome becomes giant church for funeral of pope
  • Compared to bankers and politicians we must be nearing sainthood by now. The Sun
  • Junipero Serra was beatified for sainthood by Pope John Paul II in 1984, at his grave in the sanctuary of Mission San Carlos Borromeo in Carmel, California.
  • When John Paul's beatification was announced in January, the U.S.-based Survivor's Network of those Abused by Priests criticized what it described as a "hasty drive to confer sainthood on the pontiff under whose reign most of the widely documented clergy sex crimes and coverups took place. Thestar.com - Home Page
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