Etymology
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hagiography (n.)

"sacred writing," especially of saints' lives, 1821, from hagio- "holy" + -graphy. Related: Hagiographic (1809); hagiographical (1580s); hagiographer (1650s).

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Definitions of hagiography

hagiography (n.)
a biography that idealizes or idolizes the person (especially a person who is a saint);
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