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Sacred meaning

sacred - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a good sense, made holy; set apart to religious use; consecrated; not profane or common; as, a sacred place; a sacred day; sacred service.
  2. 2. Relating to religion, or to the services of religion; not secular; religious; as, sacred history.
  3. 3. Designated or exalted by a divine sanction; possessing the highest title to obedience, honor, reverence, or veneration; entitled to extreme reverence; venerable.
  4. 4. Hence, not to be profaned or violated; inviolable.
  5. 5. Solemnly devoted, in a bad sense, as to evil, vengeance, curse, or the like; accursed; baleful.
  6. 6. Consecrated; dedicated; devoted; - with to.
  7. 7. Pertaining to God; holy; inviolable.

sacred - examples of usage

  1. When he gives his word, it is sacred, sir." - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. " Married love," she said slowly and with emphasis upon every word, " is the most sacred of all loves. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. And even that knowledge was the sacred property of the dead man. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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