Definitions for holinessˈhoʊ li nɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ho•li•nessˈhoʊ li nɪs(n.)

  1. the quality or state of being holy; sanctity.

  2. (cap.) a title of the pope (usu. prec. by His or Your).

    Category: Religion

Origin of holiness:

bef. 900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. holiness, sanctity, sanctitude(noun)

    the quality of being holy


  1. holiness(Noun)

    The state or condition of being holy.

  2. Holiness(Noun)

    Used in connection with His or Your to address to the pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Holiness(noun)

    the state or quality of being holy; perfect moral integrity or purity; freedom from sin; sanctity; innocence

  2. Holiness(noun)

    the state of being hallowed, or consecrated to God or to his worship; sacredness

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the state of being holy.

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