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Positive ConnotationPlay
The term 'saviour' implies a positive action and is often accompanied by feelings of relief and gratitude. SlideAfter repairing our boat mid-sea, he was our saviour from certain peril.
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Figurative UsePlay
'Saviour' can be used metaphorically to describe someone who provides a crucial solution. SlideThe new investor was seen as the saviour of the struggling company.
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Heroic ActionsPlay
'Saviour' often implies that someone has performed a heroic or noteworthy act. SlideThe firefighter was hailed as a local saviour after saving the children from the fire.