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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Angelic \An*gel"ic\, Angelical \An*gel"ic*al\, a. [L. angelicus,
Gr. ?: cf. F. ang['e]lique.]
1. Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling,
characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an
angel; heavenly; divine. "Angelic harps."
--Thomson."Angelical actions." --Hooker.
The union of womanly tenderness and angelic
2. having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; as, an
Syn: angelic, cherubic, seraphic, sweet.
3. marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an
angel or saint; as, angelic benificence.
Syn: angelic, angelical, beatific, saintlike, saintly,
Angelic Hymn, a very ancient hymn of the Christian Church;
-- so called from its beginning with the song of the
heavenly host recorded in Luke ii. 14. --Eadie.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: of or relating to angels; "angelic messenger" [syn:
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,
angelical, cherubic, seraphic, sweet]
3: marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel
or saint; "angelic beneficence"; "a beatific smile"; "a
saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"
[syn: angelic, angelical, beatific, saintlike,
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