unsanctified


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unsanctified

(ʌnˈsæŋktɪˌfaɪd)
adj
not sanctified
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Adj.1.unsanctified - not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiledunsanctified - not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled
unhallowed, unholy - not hallowed or consecrated
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References in classic literature ?
He only seemed to say, "Defile not Heaven's anointed with unsanctified hands." We did not know his name, and so we called him "The Pilgrim." Dan said:
The local government, police, volunteers, the usually pigheaded vendors peddling their unsanctified wares actually contributed sweat and time to "clear the streets" around the church, including the densely congested Carriedo (not always the safest place for the unsuspecting).
We need therefore to be careful of an unsanctified ambition or aspiration to be great, or to be a great therapist or master therapist, who consistently excels and outshines other "lesser" therapists.
The "self " from which we are alienated is, of course, sinful and unsanctified, and so alienation turns out to be a boon rather than a burden; but the structure of dispossession is the same.
Most nationalities like older women, except in the States where men are afraid to do anything unsanctified by media.
Now 68, with practically all illusions left behind at one unsanctified cathedral or another, I feel deeply that cold wind breathing down the back of my neck.
This is precisely how Socrates suggests we engage with stories about life after death: "It is likely that those who established the mystic rites for us were not inferior persons but were speaking in riddles long ago when they said that whoever arrives in the underworld uninitiated and unsanctified will wallow in the mire." (71) The mythic stories given to us by our traditions are riddles--and by attempting to give answers to these riddles, we gain knowledge about ourselves and the world in which we live.
Sancho is the common sense of the social man animal, unenlightened and unsanctified by the Reason.
The pastor of a legalised house church in Colombo took such an understanding one step further, stating that "we are a little bit weary of ritualism, and the moment you have these gothic-type buildings the place becomes sanctified and the lives become unsanctified. So [Christians] need to come to church to meet God, and when they're out in the world, it's as though God's not there." In contrast, the sacred networks upon which house churches are built are designed to sanctify the nodes--the individual Christian believers--that form the core constituents of evangelical Christian space (see Murdoch, 2006, page 78).
Regarding the behavior of Nadab and Abihu, Levine notes that the Midrash speculates that these two priests, by bringing a voluntary offering to celebrate the Tabernacle dedication, may have committed various ritual offences, such as penetrating too deeply into the innermost section of the sanctuary--which only the High Priest could do--and thereby getting too close to God; or bringing an offering they should not have brought; or because the "alien fire" they brought into the sanctuary consisted of unsanctified coals from an oven rather than the sacred coals from the sacrificial altar.
Joe was always such a pleasure to be around because we shared a cultural capital that defined us both within and outside of the academy as outsiders: we were working-class and allegedly deficient, unsanctified by Ivy-League degrees and harboring a pedigree that connected the body and mind in a way that was often defined by the overly scrubbed and passionless as lacking civility.