angelic

See also: angèlic

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English angelik, aungillik, aungellike, (also angellich, aungellich > English angelly), from Old English anġelīċ, engellīċ, englelīċ, coalescing with Old French angélique, from Latin angelicus, from Ancient Greek ἀγγελικός (angelikós, of or for a messenger), from ἄγγελος (ángelos, angel). Equivalent to angel +‎ -ic.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: ăn-jĕlʹ-ĭk, IPA(key): /ænˈdʒɛlɪk/
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AdjectiveEdit

angelic (comparative more angelic, superlative most angelic)

  1. Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel.
  2. Very sweet-natured or well-behaved.
    an angelic child
  3. (chemistry) Of or pertaining to angelic acid.
    an angelic ester
  4. (topology) A regular Hausdorff space is said to be angelic if the closure of each relatively countably compact set A is compact and the closure consists of the limits of sequences in A.

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French angélique, from Latin angelicus.

AdjectiveEdit

angelic m or n (feminine singular angelică, masculine plural angelici, feminine and neuter plural angelice)

  1. angelic

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