Definition of sacred :
1. Consecrated; dedicated; devoted; - with to.
2. Designated or exalted by a divine sanction; possessing the highest title to obedience, honor, reverence, or veneration; entitled to extreme reverence; venerable.
3. Hence, not to be profaned or violated; inviolable.
4. Relating to religion, or to the services of religion; not secular; religious; as, sacred history.
5. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a good sense, made holy; set apart to religious use; consecrated; not profane or common; as, a sacred place; a sacred day; sacred service.
6. Solemnly devoted, in a bad sense, as to evil, vengeance, curse, or the like; accursed; baleful.
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biblical (part of speech: adjective)
- Your mother has much reason to feel as she does, and nothing can excuse you from the sacred duties you owe to her. - "A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century", E. P. Roe.
- Not that there are no fine things in his sacred music; only they are rare, and the spirit of the whole is utterly undevotional. - "Haydn", John F. Runciman.
- By all that's sacred, where did you get this? - "The Jolliest School of All", Angela Brazil.