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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sa•cred*ˈseɪ krɪd(adj.)

  1. devoted or dedicated to a deity or to some religious purpose; consecrated.

    Category: Religion

  2. entitled to veneration or religious respect by association with divinity or divine things; holy.

    Category: Religion

  3. pertaining to or connected with religion

    Category: Religion

    Ref: (opposed to secular or profane ).

  4. reverently dedicated to some person, purpose, or object; consecrated:

    a morning hour sacred to study.

  5. regarded with reverence:

    the sacred memory of a dead hero.

  6. secured against violation, infringement, etc., as by reverence or sense of right:

    sacred oaths.

  7. properly immune from violence, interference, etc.; inviolable.

* Syn: See holy.

Origin of sacred:

1275–1325; ME, orig. ptp. of sacren to consecrate < L sacrāre, der. of sacer hallowed, sacred

sa′cred•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sacredness(noun)

    the quality of being sacred

Wiktionary

  1. sacredness(Noun)

    The property of being sacred.


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