Definition of Christlike

1. Adjective. Resembling or showing the spirit of Christ.

Exact synonyms: Christly
Similar to: Christian
Derivative terms: Christ



Definition of Christlike

1. a. Resembling Christ in character, actions, etc.

Definition of Christlike

1. Adjective. Characteristic of Jesus Christ or his works. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Christlike

christen
christened
christener
christeners
christening
christenings
christens
christian science
christianias
christianite
christianity
christianly
christies
christite
christless
christlike (current term)
christly
christom
christoms
christy
chrom-
chroma
chroma-key
chroma key
chromaesthesia
chromaffin
chromaffin body
chromaffin cell
chromaffin cells

Literary usage of Christlike

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

1. The Ethical Teaching of Jesus by Charles Augustus Briggs (1904)
"Jesus gives the reason in a logion. 1 New Light on the Life of Jesus, pp. 81 sq.; 91 sq. «Mt. ix. 9-13; Mk. ii. 13-17; Lk. v. 27-32. christlike ..."

2. Annotations Upon Popular Hymns by Charles Seymour Robinson (1893)
"... the greatest hearts, the most christlike characters are those who, with the deepest spiritual intercourse with the heavenly and the unseen, ..."

3. Thoughts for Every-day Living: From the Spoken and Written Words by Maltbie Davenport Babcock (1902)
"christlike. How easily and contentedly we speak of Jesus Christ as our example. Do we realize what it means ? If we did, it would revolutionize our life. ..."

4. A Year of Beatuiful Thoughts by Jeanie Ashley Bates Greenough (1902)
"FORGIVENESS. A red rose, drooping to the ground, With delicate beauty flushed, By a careless foot, at even tide, Was trampled on, and crushed. christlike ..."

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