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hallowed

sanctified; consecrated; greatly venerated: This cemetery is hallowed ground.
Not to be confused with:
hollowed – made concave; scooped out: A portion of the tree limb was hollowed out to make a bowl.

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.
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And, if our imaginations are captivated by a cold commodity culture, how can we liberate them so that the hallowedness of the Earth will be as basic as our breath?
And modern spectacle and ritual it is, attendant with all of the hallowedness and cyclical returns of religious rites.
Capitalism, however, does not always recognize this hallowedness. If we have difficulty today in grasping a Romantic appreciation of America, we should understand that industrialization and World War I led to the artistic exploration of beauty through nostalgia.