angelo-, angel-

(Greek: messenger, divine messenger)

angel (s) (noun); angels (pl)
1. A typically benevolent celestial being that acts as an intermediary between heaven and earth; especially, in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Zoroastrianism: An angel is defined as a heavenly messenger who either delivers a message to humans, carries out God's will, praises God, or guards God's throne.
2. A representation of such a being usually in Christianity, conventionally it is an image of a human figure with a halo and wings: Sometimes the word angel seems to refer to the nonliving forces of nature; however, there are those who say that it means "personalities of the unseen world".
3. A kind and lovable person or someone who manifests goodness, purity, and selflessness: A secular meaning for angel is someone who is kind or beautiful.
4. Informally, a financial backer of an enterprise; such as, a dramatic production or a political campaign: An angel is considered to be someone who provides money for a politician so he or she can be elected.
5. Etymology: from Latin angelus; from Late Greek angelos, "messenger".

Angelos and the Hebrew equivalent, malak, "messenger", are the two most common terms used in the scriptures to refer to God's intermediaries.

A female given name based on angel which comes from a Greek word meaning “messenger”.
angeldom (s) (noun), angeldoms (pl)
The abode or sphere of angels.
angelhood (s) (noun), angeldoms (pl)
The nature or status of goodness and purity: Angelhood counteracts against evil and embodies the holy characteristics of virtue and moral excellence.
angelic (adjective), more angelic, most angelic
1. Having a sweet nature that is loving and kind: Marie has an angelic smile, which is adorable and beautiful.
2. Descriptive of the traditional depiction of messengers believed to have been sent from heaven: An angelic messenger seemed to appear to Trudy right after she regained consciousness from the anesthesia after her operation.
3. Resembling a saint or a kind person by not disturbing or annoying other people: Mother spoke to Fern's father and asked him to be angelic and to fix a fresh pot of tea.
Similar to or like an angel.
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Angelica, angelica
1. A female name.
2. Any of several types of related plants having clusters of small flowers and a distinctive aroma, often used in cooking and medicine.
angelical (adjective), more angelical, most angelical
1. Resembling or befitting a heavenly person or a saint.
2. Pertaining to not disturbing or annoying other people.
3. Referring to or relating to benevolent behavior.
angelically (adverb), more angelically, most angelically
1. Descriptive of supporting what is kind, right, or good.
2. Referring to being on the side of the angels by doing something good or kind .
angelicize (verb), angelicizes; angelicized; angelicizing
To make saintly, angelic, or to become like an angel: As a Christian minister, John was striving to angelicize his little boy so he would grow up to be an example of innocence and high moral standards.

To angelicize someone is to make him or her a spiritual person with purity and without evil.

A proper name for a female; literally, lovely or angelic.
angelize (verb), angelizes; angelized; angelizing
To elevate to the status of an angel; to express as angelic: Mary, the volunteer at the refugee camp, was so comforting, so helpful, so supportive, and so understanding that they angelized her in such a way that it was embarrassing for her!
angelocracy (s) (noun), angelocracies (pl)
A government or rule by angels.
angelogic (adjective), more angelogic, most angelogic
A reference to a branch of theology that investigates and presents information about divine beings.
angelogical (adjective), more angelogical, most angelogical
Descriptive of of an order of heavenly guardians: The angelogical spirits who are endowed with immortality and who are serving God and who are attending to the desires of their Holy Father.
angelolatry (s) (noun), angelolatries (pl)
The worship of angels; angel worship.