What does unholy mean?

Definitions for unholy
ʌnˈhoʊ liun·holy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unholy, unhallowedadjective

    not hallowed or consecrated

  2. demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholyadjective

    extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell

    "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"

  3. sinful, unholy, wickedadjective

    having committed unrighteous acts

    "a sinful person"

Wiktionary

  1. unholyadjective

    Something that is evil, impure, or otherwise perverted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unholyadjective

    not holy; unhallowed; not consecrated; hence, profane; wicked; impious

Freebase

  1. Unholy

    Unholy is a 2005 album by British musician Martin Grech.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unholy

    un-hō′li, adj. not sacred or hallowed, wicked, sinful.—adv. Unhō′lily.—n. Unhō′liness.

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unholy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unholy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of unholy in a Sentence

  1. Marco Rubio:

    I think this is what's wrong with Washington -- what I call the unholy alliance between the Right and the Left, neither of which seem to be too concerned with the deficit.

  2. George Burgess:

    Unfortunately, it's an unholy mix.

  3. Theodore Roosevelt:

    Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day.

  4. Rabbi Harold Kushner:

    Everything that God created is potentially holy, and our task as humans is to find that holiness in seemingly unholy situations. When we can do this, we will have learned to nurture our souls.

Images & Illustrations of unholy

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