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Definition of "nunlike" [nunlike]

  • Resembling a nun or some aspect of one. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nunlike" in a sentence
  • "The Church, which gave single women in the mission field schools, hospitals, even outlying stations of their own to run—an autonomy unthinkable for mission wives—demanded nunlike austerity in return."
  • "I realize that my tank suit is Quaker and nunlike for this place."
  • "They dress the part, sir, to admiration — a sort of nunlike costume they come in:"
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