Definition of Sacredness

1. Noun. The quality of being sacred.

Generic synonyms: Holiness, Sanctitude, Sanctity
Specialized synonyms: Holy Of Holies
Derivative terms: Sacred, Sacred, Sacred, Sacred, Sacred

Definition of Sacredness

1. Noun. The property of being sacred. ¹

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Definition of Sacredness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sacredness

sacred bone
sacred cow
sacred fig
sacred ibis
sacred kingfisher
sacred lotus
sacred mushroom
sacred scripture
sacred text
sacred writing
sacredness (current term)
sacrifice bunt
sacrifice bunts
sacrifice flies

Literary usage of Sacredness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll by Robert Green Ingersoll (1902)
"What do you think of the sacredness of the Sabbath ? Answer. ... Of course, I care nothing about the sacredness of the Sabbath because it was hallowed in ..."

2. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1905)
"THE sacredness OF CITIZENSHIP PRESIDENT WILLIAM J. TUCKER, D. D, LL. ... Every powerful thing must be capable of being invested with sacredness, ..."

3. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"It was in this connection that the future Lord Chief-Justice made the eloquent address on The sacredness of Matrimony—which, however, did not prevent the ..."

4. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Edmund Clarence Stedman, Arthur Stedman (1894)
"THE "sacredness" OP THE BIBLE. [Lecture on "Conscience. ... The Bible: it is a Book that makes a vast amount of sacredness among men. It is a Book that, ..."

5. The Newer Criticism and the Analogy of the Faith: A Reply to Lectures by W by Robert Watts (1882)
"Reason of the sacredness of the Ark. As the sacredness of the ark is manifest, so also is the cause of that sacredness. This is found not simply in the fact ..."

6. The Family: An Historical and Social Study by Charles Franklin Thwing (1913)
"Opinion of the Church as to the sacredness of the marital bond. — Antagonism between the ecclesiastical system and the spirit of Christianity. ..."

7. Sermons by Phillips Brooks (1896)
"THE sacredness OF LIFE. "He asked life of Thee and thou gavest it him, even length of days for ever and ever."—PSALMS xxi. 4. ..."

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