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Definition of Sacred

Sacred

  1. 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.
  2. Relating to religion, or to the services of religion; not secular; religious; as, sacred history.
  3. Designated or exalted by a divine sanction; possessing the highest title to obedience, honor, reverence, or veneration; entitled to extreme reverence; venerable.
  4. Hence, not to be profaned or violated; inviolable.
  5. Consecrated; dedicated; devoted; -- with to.
  6. Solemnly devoted, in a bad sense, as to evil, vengeance, curse, or the like; accursed; baleful.

Sacred Quotations

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression.
Thomas Jefferson

A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.
Ellen G. White

Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.
King Hussein I

Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission. - Arnold Bennett
Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.
Arnold Bennett

My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them.
Winston Churchill
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Sacred Translations

sacred in Dutch is sacraal, heilig, gewijd, geheiligd
sacred in German is heilig
sacred in Italian is santo
sacred in Latin is divinus, sanctus
sacred in Spanish is sagrado
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