Share this entry

Share this page

sacred

Synonyms of sacred in English:

adjective

  • 1 only the priest was allowed to approach this most sacred place
    [Antonyms] unconsecrated, cursed
  • 2 sacred music
    [Antonyms] secular, profane
  • 3 Coronation Hill was sacred to an Aboriginal group
    sacrosanct, inviolable, inviolate, unimpeachable, invulnerable, untouchable, inalienable, protected, defended, secure, safe, unthreatened
  • Word links

    hiero- related prefix, as in hierogram, hierocracy

    Definition of sacred in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day ingratiate
    Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
    verb
    bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…