Sabbath vs Sundaylike - What's the difference?

sabbath | sundaylike |


As an adjective sundaylike is

resembling a sunday or some aspect of one, especially the religious observances and abstinence from work of the christian sabbath.

sabbath

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The (l) seventh (l) of the (l), observed as a day of rest in (l), , starting at (l) on (l) till sundown on (l).
  • (l), observed throughout the majority of (l) as a day of rest.
  • (l), observed in (l) as a day of rest.
  • A meeting of , presided over by the devil. (Also: witches' sabbath or black sabbath).
  • * 1971 , , Religion and the Decline of Magic , Folio Society 2012, p. 419:
  • Around this conception was built up the notion of ritual devil-worship, involving the sabbath or nocturnal meeting at which the witches gathered to worship their master and to copulate with him.

    sundaylike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a Sunday or some aspect of one, especially the religious observances and abstinence from work of the Christian Sabbath.
  • * 1905 , Harper's magazine
  • Hence the un-Sundaylike demeanor of the procession, for few towns hold it more unseemly to stand and stare at passers-by, especially on the Sabbath.
  • * 1865 , The Rebellion record: a diary of American events
  • In riding through these counties, the stranger is painfully impressed with the Sundaylike stillness that everywhere prevails...
  • * 1947 , LIFE magazine (29 September 1947)
  • We drive sleepily into London along broad thoroughfares where to eyes fresh from New York the traffic seems sparse and Sundaylike .

    Synonyms

    * Sundayish