unhallowed

adjective
un·​hal·​lowed | \ ˌən-ˈha-(ˌ)lōd How to pronounce unhallowed (audio) \

Definition of unhallowed

1 : not blessed : unconsecrated, unholy unhallowed ground
2a : unsanctioned by or showing lack of reverence for religion : impious, profane
b : contrary to accepted standards : immoral

First Known Use of unhallowed

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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