What does sainthood mean?

Definitions for sainthoodˈseɪnt hʊd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sainthood.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sainthood(noun)

    saints collectively

  2. sainthood(noun)

    the status and dignity of a saint


  1. sainthood(Noun)

    the state of being a saint

  2. sainthood(Noun)

    saints collectively

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sainthood(noun)

    the state of being a saint; the condition of a saint

  2. Sainthood(noun)

    the order, or united body, of saints; saints, considered collectively


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sainthood in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sainthood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tekla Senanayake:

    It's a great blessing to witness the sainthood of Father Joseph Vaz. It is something we can tell our grandchildren one day.

  2. George Orwell:

    No doubt alcohol, tobacco, and so forth, are things that a saint must avoid, but sainthood is a thing that human beings must avoid.

  3. Joseph Brodsky:

    Every writing career starts as a personal quest for sainthood, for self-betterment. Sooner or later, and as a rule quite soon, a man discovers that his pen accomplishes a lot more than his soul.

  4. Corine Fairbanks:

    The irony does not go unnoticed that here the Pope now proposes to elevate Serra to sainthood and yet, many know him to be a monster who separated, butchered and maimed Native families - all in the name of Christ, military and progress.

  5. Gerald R. Ford:

    I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned.

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