Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Numbered among the saints; passed into heaven.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "sainted":

  1. Her second, the histories of most of " those sainted personages who lived, or are supposed to have lived, in the first ages of Christianity, and whose real history, founded on fact or tradition, has been so disfigured by poetical embroidery that they have in some sort the air of ideal beings." - "Literary and General Lectures and Essays", Charles Kingsley.
  2. Here is the shrine of the sainted Edward the Confessor. - "The History of London", Walter Besant.
  3. The high altar covers the entrance to a small crypt, in which are two ancient sarcophagi, containing the remains of the sainted sisters Prassede and Pudenziana. - "Walks in Rome", Augustus J.C. Hare.