Definition of priestly in English:

priestly

Syllabification: priest·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈprēstlē
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

priestliness

noun
More example sentences
  • I believe there is a priestliness in every individual and one of the things that I think is that everybody has the power to bless.
  • Perhaps the time is coming when priestliness will be connected with everyday life and the full call of every baptized person, man or woman.

Origin

Old English prēostlic (see priest, -ly1).

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