saintship


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saintship

(ˈseɪntʃɪp)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the condition or status of being a saint
2. ironic a title
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They are the companions and forerunners of such saintship.
Martyrdom made a saint of Mary Queen of Scots three hundred years ago, and she has hardly lost all of her saintship yet.
He had made up his mind to see her advance with a measured step and a demure solemnity of countenance; he had felt sure that her face would be mantled with the smile of conscious saintship, or else charged with denunciatory bitterness.