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English adjective: unholy

1. unholy not hallowed or consecrated


Synonymsunhallowed


Similarprofane, unconsecrated, unsanctified


Attributeholiness, sanctitude, sanctity


Antonymsholy

2. unholy extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell


SamplesSomething 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.


Synonymsdemonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic


Similarevil


Antonymsgood

3. unholy having committed unrighteous acts


SamplesA sinful person.


Synonymssinful, wicked


Similarunrighteous


Antonymsrighteous









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