sacred

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Adjective[change]

Positive
sacred

Comparative
more sacred

Superlative
most sacred

  1. If something is sacred, it is put aside for use by religion; it is made holy.
  2. If something is sacred, it is not common; it is holy.
    The place where the tribe performed their ceremonies was sacred to them.
  3. If something or someone is sacred, they are about religion.
  4. If something is sacred, it is given by divine authortity.
  5. If something is sacred, it is not to be violated. (inviolable):
  6. (with to) If something is sacred, it is dedicated or devoted to something.
    A temple, sacred to the queen of love. -Dryden.

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