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 ?
Standing, for the most part, on the hallowed precincts of the quarter-deck, they were careful not to speak or rustle their feet.
lest her sweet soul, amid its hallowed mirth, "Should catch the note, as it doth float - up from the damned Earth.
O loveliest and best-loved face that ever hallowed the eyes that now seek for you in vain
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.
But, if the spirits of the Dead ever come back to earth, to visit spots hallowed by the love--the love beyond the grave--of those whom they knew in life, I believe that the shade of Agnes sometimes hovers round that solemn nook.
But, you will say, we destroy the most hallowed of relations, when we replace home education by social.
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.
He has tossed in his hand squadrons of war-scarred three-deckers, and shredded out in mere sport the bunting of flags hallowed in the traditions of honour and glory.
The place of justice is an hallowed place; and therefore not only the bench, but the foot-place; and precincts and purprise thereof, ought to be preserved without scandal and corruption.
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.
To stand before it in the flesh--to see it as they saw it now--to sail upon the hallowed sea, and kiss the holy soil that compassed it about: these were aspirations they had cherished while a generation dragged its lagging seasons by and left its furrows in their faces and its frosts upon their hair.
The last lines were written precisely in the hallowed hour when Richard Wagner gave up the ghost in Venice.