Synonyms and Antonyms of holy
showing a devotion to God and to a life of virtue
- The holy monk spent many hours on his knees in prayer.
ascetic (also ascetical), prayerful, reverent, reverential, spiritual, worshipful
beatified, blessed (also blest), canonized, venerable
angelic (or angelical), cherubic
chaste, moral, pure, righteous, upright, virtuous
blasphemous, desecrating, irreverent, profane, sacrilegious
nonreligious, secular, unspiritual, worldly
black, evil, immoral, iniquitous, miscreant, sinful, sinning, unrighteous, wicked
set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God
- The Torah contains the holy writings of Judaism.
adored, enshrined, glorified, revered, venerated, worshipped (also worshiped)
ceremonial, liturgical, priestly, religious, ritual, sacramental, spiritual
of, relating to, or being God
not to be violated, criticized, or tampered with
- The time she spends writing every day is holy and you'd better not interrupt her.