EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From angel +‎ -ical.

AdjectiveEdit

angelical (comparative more angelical, superlative most angelical)

  1. Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel.
    • c. 1595, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, act 3, scene 1,
      O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face!
      Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave?
      Beautiful tyrant! fiend angelical!
    • 1869, Charles Dickens, The Uncommercial Traveller, chapter 20,
      She was all angelical gentleness.
    • 2005, Joan Dupont, "The Cannes Festival: The faces of Tommy Lee Jones," International Herald Tribune, 21 May (retrieved 2 Nov. 2008),
      "You wouldn't be speaking badly if you said that there was something angelical about the character of Pete Perkins, but one of those angels with a sword," Jones said.

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ReferencesEdit

  • "angelical" at OneLook Dictionary Search.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, second edition (1989)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From angélico +‎ -al.

AdjectiveEdit

angelical m or f (plural angelicais, comparable)

  1. angelic (belonging to, proceeding from, or resembling an angel)
    Synonym: angélico

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

angelical (plural angelicales)

  1. angelic (belonging to, proceeding from, or resembling an angel)
    Synonym: angélico

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