What is the meaning of unholy?


  • Not hallowed or consecrated.
  • Extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell.
    • usage: "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"
  • Having committed unrighteous acts.
    • usage: "a sinful person"
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APAWordNet. (2010). unholy. Retrieved October 18, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/unholy/definitions/1186733
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