holy

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

holy

adjective

Definition of HOLY

1
showing a devotion to God and to a life of virtue <the holy monk spent many hours on his knees in prayer>
2
set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God <the Torah contains the holy writings of Judaism>
3
of, relating to, or being God <the Holy Trinity>
Synonyms blessed (also blest), divine, godlike, godly, heavenly, sacred, supernatural
Near Antonyms human, mortal, natural
4
not to be violated, criticized, or tampered with <the hour every Saturday she listens to her radio program is holy and you'd better not make her miss it>

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