Definition of Christianly

1. Adjective. Becoming to or like a Christian. "Gentle christianly behavior"

Similar to: Christian
Derivative terms: Christian



Definition of Christianly

1. adv. In a manner becoming the principles of the Christian religion.

2. a. Christianlike.

Definition of Christianly

1. Adjective. becoming of a Christian. ¹

2. Adverb. In a Christian fashion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Christianly

chrisoms
chrisstanleyite
christelite
christella
christen
christened
christener
christeners
christening
christenings
christens
christian science
christianias
christianite
christianity
christianly (current term)
christies
christite
christless
christlike
christly
christom
christoms
christy
chrom-
chroma
chroma-key
chroma key
chromaesthesia

Literary usage of Christianly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1822)
"... greatly and christianly support. SECTION I. THAT in the church of Rome, it is publicly taught by their greatest doctors, that it is lawful to lie, ..."

2. The Life of Edward FitzGerald by Thomas Wright (1904)
"... Jervis ' (Chief Justice), ' and old Parke ' (Baron Parke, afterwards Lord Wensleydale), ' who, I trust, will have the gout — he bears it so christianly. ..."

3. The Acts of the High Commission Court Within the Diocese of Durham by William Hylton Dyer Longstaffe (1858)
"... his wife, children, and family most unjustly and un- christianly undone and ruined, to the great dishonour of God, maintenance of injustice, ..."

4. Evangelical Christendom: Christian Work and the News of the Churches by Evangelical Alliance (1851)
"Apparently on the eve of entire recovery, and after conversing most cheerfully and christianly, on Wednesday evening last, with one of our ministers, ..."

5. Disce Mori: Learn to Die by Christopher Sutton (1841)
"An exhortation moving every one to apply himself to this lesson of learning to die christianly. TRUE it is, that our abode here in this world is an ..."

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