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sacred

sa·cred

sacred

 
 
pronunciation:
seI krihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: set apart for or dedicated to religious worship.
synonyms:
blessed, consecrated, divine, hallowed, holy, sacrosanct, sanctified
antonyms:
nonsacred, profane, secular
definition 2: entitled to or worthy of worship or reverence; holy.
synonyms:
blessed, holy, reverend
similar words:
divine, godlike, sanctified, venerable
definition 3: revered or venerated.
synonyms:
hallowed, revered, venerable, venerated
similar words:
blessed, divine, honored, sainted, sanctified
definition 4: made safe from or against violation.
sacred rights
synonyms:
inviolable, sacrosanct
similar words:
safe
definition 5: especially or profoundly important.
His privacy is sacred to him.
synonyms:
inviolable, sacrosanct
antonyms:
unimportant
similar words:
invaluable
derivations: sacredly (adv.), sacredness (n.)
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The word sacred contains the following part:
sacr, sacri, secr Latin root that means holy