hallowed

[ hal-ohd; in liturgical use often hal-oh-id ]
/ ˈhæl oʊd; in liturgical use often ˈhæl oʊ ɪd /

adjective

regarded as holy; venerated; sacred: Hallowed be Thy name; the hallowed saints; our hallowed political institutions.

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Origin of hallowed

First recorded before 900; Middle English halwed; Old English (ge)halgod; see hallow + -ed2

synonym study for hallowed

See holy.

OTHER WORDS FROM hallowed

hal·lowed·ly, adverbhal·lowed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hallowed

hallowed
/ (ˈhæləʊd, liturgical ˈhæləʊɪd) /

adjective

set apart as sacred
consecrated or holy

Derived forms of hallowed

hallowedness, noun
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