Pronunciation of Sacred
/sˈe͡ɪkɹəd/, /sˈeɪkɹəd/, /s_ˈeɪ_k_ɹ_ə_d/
Antonyms for sacred:
Synonyms for sacred:
biblical, confucian, scriptural.
holy, blessed (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
inspirational, tabu, venerated, sacral, taboo, spiritual, hallowed, numinous, reverend, dedicated, sacrosanct, unspeakable, ineffable, unutterable, religious, reverenced, sublime, sanctified, holy, inviolate, consecrated, revered, unnameable, inviolable, worthy, divine.
Usage examples for sacred:
- The special service of the Sacred Heart was about to begin. - "A Second Home", Honore de Balzac.
- I give you my most sacred word that you shall be protected if you will help, as you alone can, to save Ralston Murray. - "The Brightener", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.
- And the angel answered: " I stay to guard this little tree, for it is sacred, and no harm shall come to it." - "A Little Book of Profitable Tales", Eugene Field.