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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

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

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.
Joseph Campbell
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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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