Holiness Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Holiness

Sanctity is the holiness or sacred state of something important.
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(Theol.) The unmerited love and favor of God toward human beings
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Excessive or affected piety.
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The act of anointing as part of a religious, ceremonial, or healing ritual.
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The property of being sacred.
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The quality of being sacrosanct.
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Used as a title and form of address for a patriarch in the Armenian Church or a metropolitan in the Russian Orthodox Church:
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(Roman Catholicism) A Pope.
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Sanctity
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An honorific title of the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
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The consecrated (sacred) area of a church or temple around its tabernacle or altar.
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The state or quality of being devout.
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The definition of asceticism is a practice in which one gets rid of worldly pleasures and focuses on thinking, particularly for religious or spiritual purposes.
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The distinguishing property possessed by someone who is considered to be saintly.
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The quality of being religious; religiosity
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The condition of being venerable
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The quality or state of being inviolable; inviolableness.
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(Uncountable) The property of being divine, of being like a god or God.
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A feeling or attitude of deep respect, love, and awe, as for something sacred; veneration
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Antonyms for Holiness

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(Theology) Deliberate disobedience to the known will of God.
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The state of being unholy.
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The quality of being profane; profanity.
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An evil force, power, or personification.
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The quality or state of being impious.
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(Loosely, uncommon) Absence of belief in a particular deity, pantheon, or religious doctrine (notwithstanding belief in other deities).
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The act of reviling, ridiculing, or being disrespectful or irreverent of, by words or conduct, God, religion, a religious doctrine, a religious icon, or anything considered sacred. A crime under the common law if the blasphemy was directed towards Christianity or Christian doctrine and icons and is still a statutory crime (although rarely enforced) in many states.
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The doctrine of agnostics
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Words Related to Holiness

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Piety; devoutness
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The act or ceremony of consecrating; the state of being consecrated; dedication.
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An object of worship.
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(Eastern Christianity) The Bishop or Patriarch of Alexandria.
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The life or condition of a person in a religious order:
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