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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [an-jel-ik]
    • /ænˈdʒɛl ɪk/
    • /andʒˈelɪkəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-jel-ik]
    • /ænˈdʒɛl ɪk/

Definitions of angelical word

  • adjective angelical of or belonging to angels: the angelic host. 1
  • adjective angelical like or befitting an angel, especially in virtue, beauty, etc.: angelic sweetness. 1
  • noun angelical Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel. 1
  • adjective angelical relating to angels 1

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Origin of angelical

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English angelyk < Late Latin angelicus < Greek angelikós. See angel, -ic

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Parts of speech for Angelical


angelical popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 59% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

angelical usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for angelical

adj angelical

  • angelic — You can describe someone as angelic if they are, or seem to be, very good, kind, and gentle.
  • clean — Something that is clean is free from dirt or unwanted marks.
  • pure — free from anything of a different, inferior, or contaminating kind; free from extraneous matter: pure gold; pure water.
  • sinless — free from or without sin.
  • unblemished — to destroy or diminish the perfection of: The book is blemished by those long, ineffective descriptions.

adjective angelical

  • heavenly — of or in the heavens: the heavenly bodies.

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