Thesaurus

sacred

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of sacred

  1. 1 not to be violated, criticized, or tampered with the sacred trust that exists between elected officials and the electorate Synonyms of sacred hallowed, holy, inviolable, sacrosanct, unassailable, untouchable Words Related to sacred inviolate, pure; privileged, protected, secure, shielded; exempt, immune Near Antonyms of sacred blasphemous, irreverent, profane, sacrilegious

  2. 2 of, relating to, or being God a sacred name that must not be uttered in vain Synonyms of sacred blessed (also blest), divine, godlike, godly, heavenly, holy, supernaturalWords Related to sacred eternal, everlasting, immortal; all-powerful, almighty, omnipotent, omniscient, supremeNear Antonyms of sacred human, mortal, natural

  3. 3 of, relating to, or used in the practice or worship services of a religion a sacred chalice Synonyms of sacred devotional, religious, spiritualWords Related to sacred blessed (also blest), consecrated, hallowed, holy, sacrosanct, sanctified; solemn; liturgical, ritual, sacramental; semireligious, semisacredNear Antonyms of sacred earthly, mundane, terrene, terrestrial, worldlyAntonyms of sacred nonreligious, profane, secular

  4. 4 set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God the sacred bones of a saint Synonyms of sacred blessed (also blest), consecrate, consecrated, hallowed, sacral, holy, sacrosanct, sanctifiedWords Related to sacred adored, enshrined, glorified, revered, venerated, worshipped (also worshiped); ceremonial, liturgical, priestly, religious, ritual, sacramental, spiritual; biblical, scripturalNear Antonyms of sacred nonreligious, unspiritual; earthly, mundane, profane, secular, temporal, worldlyAntonyms of sacred deconsecrated, desacralized, unconsecrated, unhallowed

  5. 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 Synonyms of sacred hallowed, revered, reverend, venerable, veneratedWords Related to sacred honorable, reputable, respectable; considered, esteemed, honored, respected, reverenced; admirable, distinguished, estimable, redoubtable, worthy; good, moral, noble, righteousNear Antonyms of sacred bad, discreditable, disgraceful, dishonorable, disreputable, ignominious, infamous, loose, notorious, shameful; immoral, seamy, shadowy, shady, sordid, unsavory, vile, wicked; base, contemptible, despicable, detestable, dirty, low, mean, wretched



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