Definition of Christly

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

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



Definition of Christly

1. a. Christlike.

Definition of Christly

1. Adjective. Christlike ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Christly

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

Literary usage of Christly

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

1. The Records of Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church, Wilmington, Del., from 1697 by Holy Trinity Church (Wilmington, Del.), Horace Burr (1890)
"... so soon as possible should have teachers to comfort and instruct them, and also showed his christly care for them in sending the desired books. ..."

2. Our Next-door Neighbor: A Winter in Mexico by Gilbert Haven (1875)
"A costly and christly Flag.—Joseph and Mary worshiped in vain for Rain. How different the strains that fell upon the ear last night and those that are now ..."

3. The Mystery of Miracles: A Scientific and Philosophical Investigation by Joseph William Reynolds (1881)
"The christly process of raising men is greatly hindered by unbelief (Mark vi. 5, 6). ... Let men take to heart the fact, that the christly process is moral, ..."

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