unhallowed

[ uhn-hal-ohd ]
/ ʌnˈhæl oʊd /

adjective

not hallowed or consecrated; not regarded as holy or sacred: unhallowed ground.
impious; unholy.
wicked or sinful: unhallowed practices.

Origin of unhallowed

before 1000; Middle English unhalewed, Old English unhālghod, ungehālghod; see un-1, hallowed

Definition for unhallowed (2 of 2)

unhallow

[ uhn-hal-oh ]
/ ʌnˈhæl oʊ /

verb (used with object)

to desecrate; profane.

Origin of unhallow

First recorded in 1525–35; un-2 + hallow1
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British Dictionary definitions for unhallowed (1 of 2)

unhallowed

/ (ʌnˈhæləʊd) /

adjective

not consecrated or holyunhallowed ground
sinful or profane

British Dictionary definitions for unhallowed (2 of 2)

unhallow

/ (ʌnˈhæləʊ) /

verb

(tr) archaic to desecrate

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