saving grace

NOUN
  1. a redeeming quality or characteristic
    her love of music remains her one saving grace
    her sense of humor has to be a saving grace
    the saving grace for both developments is that they are creating jobs
  2. (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence
    it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church
    the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin
    the Virgin lived in a state of grace
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How To Use saving grace In A Sentence

  • Ageing's one saving grace is you worry less about what people think.
  • The soundtrack is the saving grace of a film that doesn't cut it in any other direction and often gets irritatingly full of boyish rudery and sentimentality. Evening Standard - Home
  • Fortunately Walker is always just a knob twist away from another saving grace.
  • But there are also stories of the saving grace of innocence and the love of a violin.
  • The film's saving grace is the excellent photography.
  • It's a long climb, a brutal ascent by any standard, but that severity is the mountain's saving grace.
  • I think he was my saving grace.
  • The saving grace to the whole artistic endeavour is that the works are classic verismo operas with sky-high true-life grit.
  • The saving grace here is that the two rear 80 mm fans are quick release, I did not have to unscrew or remove 4 plastic clips to remove and replace the fan.
  • Writing has always been my saving grace in the lonelier times; helping me sift through the ‘what’s, ‘how’s and ‘why’s. tadpolecast – maya l’abeille
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