hallowed


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hal·lowed

 (hăl′ōd)
adj.
1. Sanctified; consecrated: a hallowed cemetery.
2. Highly venerated; sacrosanct: our hallowed war heroes.

hallowed

(ˈhæləʊd; liturgical ˈhæləʊɪd)
adj
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) set apart as sacred
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) consecrated or holy
ˈhallowedness n

hal•lowed

(ˈhæl oʊd; in liturgical use often ˈhæl oʊ ɪd)

adj.
regarded as holy; venerated; sacred: hallowed political institutions.
[before 900]
hal′lowed•ly, adv.
hal′lowed•ness, n.
syn: See holy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hallowed - worthy of religious veneration; "the sacred name of Jesus"; "Jerusalem's hallowed soil"
holy - belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

hallowed

adjective sanctified, holy, blessed, sacred, honoured, dedicated, revered, consecrated, sacrosanct, inviolable, beatified Their resting place is in hallowed ground.

hallowed

adjective
1. Given over exclusively to a single use or purpose:
2. Regarded with particular reverence or respect:
Translations
posvátný
hellig
megszentelt
helgaîur, vígîur, helgur
svētīts

hallowed

[ˈhæləʊd] ADJ [ground etc] → sagrado, santificado

hallowed

[ˈhæləʊɪd ˈhæləʊd] adj
(= respected) → vénérable
(RELIGION) (= holy) → béni(e)
hallowed be Thy name → que Ton nom soit sanctifié

hallowed

adjgeheiligt; hallowed traditionsgeheiligte Traditionen pl; on hallowed groundauf heiligem Boden; hallowed be Thy name (Bibl) → geheiligt werde Dein Name

hallowed

(ˈhaləud) adjective
holy. hallowed ground.
References in classic literature ?
It was the Sabbath morning; one of those bright, calm Sabbaths, with its own hallowed atmosphere, when Heaven seems to diffuse itself over the earth's face in a solemn smile, no less sweet than solemn.
Standing, for the most part, on the hallowed precincts of the quarter-deck, they were careful not to speak or rustle their feet.
What to him the sanctity of the star which the Son of God has hallowed as his own emblem?
Within a hundred years after Adam left Eden, the guide probably gave the usual general flourish with his hand and said: "Place where the animals were named, ladies and gentlemen; place where the tree of the forbidden fruit stood; exact spot where Adam and Eve first met; and here, ladies and gentlemen, adorned and hallowed by the names and addresses of three generations of tourists, we have the crumbling remains of Cain's altar--fine old ruin
Dear Doctor Manette, always knowing this, always seeing her and you with this hallowed light about you, I have forborne, and forborne, as long as it was in the nature of man to do it.
Upon which, Janet came running up the stairs as if the house were in flames, darted out on a little piece of green in front, and warned off two saddle-donkeys, lady-ridden, that had presumed to set hoof upon it; while my aunt, rushing out of the house, seized the bridle of a third animal laden with a bestriding child, turned him, led him forth from those sacred precincts, and boxed the ears of the unlucky urchin in attendance who had dared to profane that hallowed ground.
O loveliest and best-loved face that ever hallowed the eyes that now seek for you in vain
But, you will say, we destroy the most hallowed of relations, when we replace home education by social.
In the summer of 1828, it was Madame's turn to offer the hallowed bread; at that time, Bourais disappeared mysteriously; and the old acquaintances, Guyot, Liebard, Madame Lechaptois, Robelin, old Gremanville, paralysed since a long time, passed away one by one.
With us there is great justice, because that war is just which is necessary, and arms are hallowed when there is no other hope but in them.
Spring decked the hallowed emblem with young blossoms and fresh green boughs; Summer brought roses of the deepest blush, and the perfected foliage of the forest; Autumn enriched it with that red and yellow gorgeousness which converts each wildwood leaf into a painted flower; and Winter silvered it with sleet, and hung it round with icicles, till it flashed in the cold sunshine, itself a frozen sunbeam.
It certainly was little less than sacrilege," replied Grandfather; "but the time was coming when even the churches, where hallowed pastors had long preached the word of God, were to be torn down or desecrated by the British troops.