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sanctified

[ sangk-tuh-fahyd ]
/ ˈsæŋk təˌfaɪd /
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adjective

made holy; consecrated: sanctified wine.
sanctimonious: a sickening, sanctified smile.

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Origin of sanctified

First recorded in 1475–85; sanctify + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM sanctified

sanc·ti·fi·ed·ly [sangk-tuh-fahy-id-lee], /ˈsæŋk təˌfaɪ ɪd li/, adjectiveun·sanc·ti·fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sanctified

sanctified
/ (ˈsæŋktɪˌfaɪd) /

adjective

consecrated or made holy
a less common word for sanctimonious
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