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English definition of “sainted”

sainted

adjective [usually before noun]     /ˈseɪn.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/
given the title of saint by the Church, or considered to be like a saint: humorous And where is my sainted (= extremely good) little sister?Holiness
(Definition of sainted adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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