Examples from the Web for holiness
Nonetheless, that “inward sweetness” awakened the future preacher to a rather uncommon youthful aptitude for holiness.The Hellish Sermons of Jonathan Edwards, Malign Evangelist|Matthew Paul Turner|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I went to Dharamsala and met His Holiness [the Dalai Lama] there.Pierce Brosnan’s Life After Bond: From Action Hero to Losing His Daughter to Cancer|Tim Teeman|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“His Holiness and the Vatican have been clear about a range of issues,” Obama said after the meeting.Their Cordial Meeting Proves the Common Bonds of Obama and Pope Francis|Joshua DuBois|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Your Holiness, Mr. Loeb covered a lot of territory,” Brooks said, turning to the Dalai Lama for his response.At American Enterprise Institute, NeoCons Say ‘Hello, Dalai’|Eleanor Clift|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The idea of "proximity to holiness" concedes to Orthodoxy the very game at which liberals lose by default.
Doesn't this urge you to pity, so that you will beg His Holiness for pardon, beg him to receive us?Three Plays|Luigi Pirandello
They lived beyond the years of women,—but their lives were spent in acts of holiness, apart from grandeur's train.The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Hogg
All goodness or holiness is some one's goodness or holiness (as health is).A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
The new life cannot grow and break forth in resurrection power, cannot bring forth fruit, but as it grows in holiness.Holy in Christ|Andrew Murray
They come because holiness in the godly and sin in the world have come into collision.A Lamp to the Path|W. K. Tweedie
British Dictionary definitions for holiness (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for holiness (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for holiness
Old English halignis "holiness, sanctity, religion; holy thing;" see holy + -ness. Cf. Old High German heilagnissa. As title of the Pope, it translates Latin sanctitas (until c.600 also applied to bishops).