Definition of Teresa of Lisieux, St in English:

Teresa of Lisieux, St

Line breaks: St Ter¦esa of Lisieux
Pronunciation: /liːˈzjəː
(also Thérèse)
( 1873–97), French Carmelite nun; born Marie-Françoise Thérèse Martin. In her autobiography L’Histoire d’une âme (1898) she taught that sanctity can be attained through continual renunciation in small matters, and not only through extreme self-mortification. Feast day, 3 October.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day impudicity
Pronunciation: ˌɪmpjʊˈdɪsɪti
lack of modesty