Definition of Guardian angel

1. Noun. An angel believed to have special affection for a particular individual.

Exact synonyms: Guardian Spirit
Generic synonyms: Angel
Specialized synonyms: Genius Loci, Eudaemon, Eudemon, Good Spirit



Definition of Guardian angel

1. Noun. A spirit believed to protect and to guide a particular person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guardian Angel

guarded rights
guardedly
guardedness
guardednesses
guardee
guardees
guardenage
guarder
guarders
guardfish
guardful
guardhouse
guardhouses
guardian
guardian ad litem
guardian angel (current term)
guardian angels
guardian spirit
guardianage
guardiance
guardianess
guardianesses
guardianless
guardianlike
guardians
guardianship
guardianships
guardienne
guardiennes
guarding

Literary usage of Guardian angel

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1841)
"Or the breathings of the baby that slumber'cl on my breast 7 Oh ! no, my Guardian Angel, ... Oh ! no, my guardian angel, my tried and faithful friend, ..."

2. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"... the conclusion that it must have been some power divine and my good guardian angel. CXIX. During the following night there appeared to me in dreams a ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... by John the Monk" (Nilles, II,), which contains a clear expression of belief in the doctrine that a guardian angel is assigned to each individual. ..."

4. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... thy disencumber] soul -a Mounts up, and leaves behind the clono and starry pole: From thence thy kindred legions mav-. To aid the guardian angel of thy ..."

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