unholy

All Adjective Noun Adverb
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  • We have had far too much of those unholy weapons on both sides. Cited from Primitive Christian Worship, by James Endell Tyler
  • If it was unholy, then she had no right to live in sin. Cited from A Little Girl in Old Detroit, by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • And the worst of it was that he no longer considered them unholy. Cited from The Northern Light, by E. Werner
  • Some critics say it is unholy to pass through this door only with this intention.
  • What then, you ask, would I do with these unholy ones? Cited from Prince Zaleski, by M.P. Shiel
  • I shall take care to sprinkle a little unholy water from our well. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V2, Horace Walpole
  • Man is indeed unholy enough, but he must regard humanity in his own person as holy. Cited from The Critique of Practical Reason, by Kant
  • It has been described as an attempt to achieve holy ends by unholy means.
  • The world also, O beautiful princess, will then think that what we do can never be unholy. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1
  • Perhaps you are one of those horrible people who have what they call an unholy influence over my sex. Cited from The Cinema Murder, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • And he has been out of his bed hunting you all the unholy night you've made it for him. Cited from The Egoist, by George Meredith
  • That is why the unholy alliance between business and politics is the most dangerous fact in our political life. Cited from The Fight For Conservation, by Gifford Pinchot
  • He faced criticism over his sea voyage, which was at the time considered unholy.
  • Sin is seen as something unholy within human nature itself.
  • There might well be need for a conference between Clarke and his unholy chief of staff! Cited from Adventures of Jimmie Dale, by F. L. Packard
  • It is not love, but a most unholy passion, that places its desire above the well-being of its object. Cited from The Wings of Icarus, by Laurence Alma Tadema
  • The path of its light was unholy -- it was too much alive. Cited from The Blind Spot, by Austin Hall and Homer Eon Flint
  • An unholy light came into her withered old face, as she touched it. Cited from Dracula's Guest, by Bram Stoker
  • When he reached the street the young man experienced no sudden relief from unholy atmospheres. Cited from Men, Women, and Boats, by Stephen Crane
  • What an unholy row there was for the next couple of hours! Cited from The South Pole, Vols 1 and 2, Roald Amundsen
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Meaning of unholy

  • adjective Not hallowed or consecrated