Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Set apart to religious use; pertaining to deity or religion; consecrated; hallowed; inviolable.

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Usage examples "sacred":

  1. If you wouldn't do this you have no right to call him by the sacred name of friend. - "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
  2. However, the fan was lost by Lo- Keong some years ago, and being a sacred fan, he wants it back. - "The Mandarin's Fan", Fergus Hume.
  3. My love for Paul is a sacred memory; but it should not prevent me from making George happy. - "The Stronger Influence", F.E. Mills Young.