sacred


sacred

adjective

Definition of SACRED

1
not to be violated, criticized, or tampered with <the sacred trust that exists between elected officials and the electorate>
2
of, relating to, or being God <a sacred name that must not be uttered in vain>
Synonyms blessed (also blest), divine, godlike, godly, heavenly, sacred, supernatural
Near Antonyms human, mortal, natural
3
of, relating to, or used in the practice or worship services of a religion <a sacred chalice>
4
set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God <the sacred bones of a saint>
5
deserving honor and respect especially by reason of age <the alumni procession at graduation is one of the college's most sacred traditions, dating back over a hundred years>

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up sacred? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).