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English definition of “sainted”


adjective [usually before noun] uk   /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
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