Christlike [krahyst-lahyk] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- like Christ; showing the spirit of Christ.
Origin of Christlike First recorded in 1670–80;+ Examples from the Web for christlike Historical Examples of christlike
That is well and Christlike, if you suffer gladly—which you do not.
People said he had learned renunciation and was the most Christlike man they had ever known.
Virginity was praised as Christlike and taught in opposition to society and the family.
William Graham Sumner
Sir,” was the meek and Christlike response, “have you done what you will do?
Emily Sarah Holt
That principle was a generous, unselfish, Christlike principle.
G. T. Stokes
British Dictionary definitions for christlike Christlike adjective
- resembling or showing the spirit of Jesus Christ
Derived FormsChristlikeness, noun