What does unholy mean?

Definitions for unholy
ʌnˈhoʊ liun·holy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unholy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unholy, unhallowed(adj)

    not hallowed or consecrated

  2. demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy(adj)

    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, wicked(adj)

    having committed unrighteous acts

    "a sinful person"

Wiktionary

  1. unholy(Adjective)

    Something that is evil, impure, or otherwise perverted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unholy(adj)

    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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How to pronounce unholy?

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How to say unholy in sign language?

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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. George Burgess:

    Unfortunately, it's an unholy mix.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

Images & Illustrations of unholy

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