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un·hal·low

 (ŭn-hăl′ō)
tr.v. un·hal·lowed, un·hal·low·ing, un·hal·lows Archaic
To violate the holiness of; profane or desecrate.

unhallow

(ʌnˈhæləʊ)
vb
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) archaic to desecrate

un•hal•low

(ʌnˈhæl oʊ)

v.t.
to make unholy; desecrate.
[1525–35]

unhallow


Past participle: unhallowed
Gerund: unhallowing

Imperative
unhallow
unhallow
Present
I unhallow
you unhallow
he/she/it unhallows
we unhallow
you unhallow
they unhallow
Preterite
I unhallowed
you unhallowed
he/she/it unhallowed
we unhallowed
you unhallowed
they unhallowed
Present Continuous
I am unhallowing
you are unhallowing
he/she/it is unhallowing
we are unhallowing
you are unhallowing
they are unhallowing
Present Perfect
I have unhallowed
you have unhallowed
he/she/it has unhallowed
we have unhallowed
you have unhallowed
they have unhallowed
Past Continuous
I was unhallowing
you were unhallowing
he/she/it was unhallowing
we were unhallowing
you were unhallowing
they were unhallowing
Past Perfect
I had unhallowed
you had unhallowed
he/she/it had unhallowed
we had unhallowed
you had unhallowed
they had unhallowed
Future
I will unhallow
you will unhallow
he/she/it will unhallow
we will unhallow
you will unhallow
they will unhallow
Future Perfect
I will have unhallowed
you will have unhallowed
he/she/it will have unhallowed
we will have unhallowed
you will have unhallowed
they will have unhallowed
Future Continuous
I will be unhallowing
you will be unhallowing
he/she/it will be unhallowing
we will be unhallowing
you will be unhallowing
they will be unhallowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unhallowing
you have been unhallowing
he/she/it has been unhallowing
we have been unhallowing
you have been unhallowing
they have been unhallowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unhallowing
you will have been unhallowing
he/she/it will have been unhallowing
we will have been unhallowing
you will have been unhallowing
they will have been unhallowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unhallowing
you had been unhallowing
he/she/it had been unhallowing
we had been unhallowing
you had been unhallowing
they had been unhallowing
Conditional
I would unhallow
you would unhallow
he/she/it would unhallow
we would unhallow
you would unhallow
they would unhallow
Past Conditional
I would have unhallowed
you would have unhallowed
he/she/it would have unhallowed
we would have unhallowed
you would have unhallowed
they would have unhallowed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unhallow - remove the consecration from a person or an object
change by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
References in classic literature ?
above all, For the resurrection of deep-buried faith In Truth -- in Virtue -- in Humanity -- Of all who, on Despair's unhallowed bed Lying down to die, have suddenly arisen At thy soft-murmured words, "Let there be light!" At the soft-murmured words that were fulfilled In the seraphic glancing of thine eyes -- Of all who owe thee most -- whose gratitude Nearest resembles worship -- oh, remember The truest -- the most fervently devoted, And think that these weak lines are written by him -- By him who, as he pens them, thrills to think His spirit is communing with an angel's.
The constitution of the summer-house had lasted until the spring of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, when the unhallowed footsteps of innovation passed that way; and the venerable privileges of the Owls were assailed, for the first time, from the world outside.
No, my countrymen, shut your ears against this unhallowed language.
I cannot say just why I conceived that there was something unhallowed in the matter of the book; perhaps this was a tint from the reputation of the rather profligate young man from whom my father had it.
There is a dread, unhallowed necromancy of evil, that turns things sweetest and holiest to phantoms of horror and affright.
Who shall conceive the horrors of my secret toil as I dabbled among the unhallowed damps of the grave or tortured the living animal to animate the lifeless clay?
``In lawless hands, indeed, but not in those of love!'' answered the hag; ``love will sooner visit the regions of eternal doom, than those unhallowed vaults.
"For, if we deem it otherwise, do we not hereby say that the Heavenly Father, the creator of all flesh, hath lightly recognised a deed of sin, and made of no account the distinction between unhallowed lust and holy love?
Down with that dark thought which would still try to raise its unhallowed head!
I can see the two of them now as they stood, the white man with his legs far apart, shrieking out curses, and the unhallowed dwarf with his hideous face, and his strong yellow teeth gnashing at us in the light of our lantern.
'With what I shall call your unhallowed opinions, you have been quite shocking this lady: who, as I have already told you, is a born lady, and who, as I have not already told you, has had her own marriage misfortunes to the tune of tens of thousands of pounds - tens of Thousands of Pounds!' (he repeated it with great relish).
A dozen blazing piles now shed their lurid brightness on the place, which resembled some unhallowed and supernatural arena, in which malicious demons had assembled to act their bloody and lawless rites.