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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

Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.
Abraham Lincoln

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

There are four questions of value in life, Don Octavio. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
Lord Byron

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

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
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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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