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holy

Something that is sacred can be described as holy, like the Holy Bible. So can anything associated with God, like a holy day that is observed by attending worship ceremonies.

The adjective holy comes from the Old English word hālig and is related to the German word heilig, meaning “blessed.” There is a relationship between holy and whole, and the religious sense probably developed from keeping believers spiritually whole — and pure. A place, object, or person who has been blessed can be described as holy, meaning "associated with God."

Definitions of holy
1

n a sacred place of pilgrimage

Synonyms:
holy place, sanctum
Type of:
place, spot, topographic point
a point located with respect to surface features of some region

adj belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

Synonyms:
consecrate, consecrated, dedicated
solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose
beatified, blessed
Roman Catholic; proclaimed one of the blessed and thus worthy of veneration
Blessed
worthy of worship
consecrated, sacred, sanctified
made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use
hallowed, sacred
worthy of religious veneration
sacred
concerned with religion or religious purposes
Antonyms:
unhallowed, unholy
not hallowed or consecrated
profane, unconsecrated, unsanctified
not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled
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