unholy

  • 1Unholy — may refer to: * Unholy (album), an album by the British alternative rock musician Martin Grech. * Unholy (band), a Finnish doom metal group. * Unholy (2007 film), a 2007 film starring Adrienne Barbeau about Nazi mysticism * Unholy (song), a 1992… …

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  • 2Unholy — Жанр Дум метал Годы с 1988 по 2002 год с 2009 года Страна …

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  • 3Unholy — es el segundo álbum de el músico británico Martin Grech. Unholy Álbum musical de Martin Grech Publicación 14 de Junio de 2005 Género(s) Alternative rock Progressive Dark ambient …

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  • 4unholy — [adj1] sacrilegious base, blameful, corrupt, culpable, depraved, dishonest, evil, godless, guilty, heinous, immoral, impious, iniquitous, irreligious, irreverent, irreverential, profane, sinful, ungodly, unhallowed, unsanctified, vile, wicked;… …

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  • 5unholy — ► ADJECTIVE (unholier, unholiest) 1) sinful; wicked. 2) (of an alliance) unnatural and potentially harmful. 3) informal dreadful: an unholy row …

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  • 6unholy — un*ho ly ([u^]n*h[=o] l[y^]), a. Not holy; unhallowed; not consecrated; hence, profane; wicked; impious. {un*ho li*ly}, adv. {un*ho li*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7unholy — index mundane, profane Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8unholy — O.E. unhalig, impious, profane, wicked, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + halig (see HOLY (Cf. holy)). Cf. M.Du. onheilich, O.N. uheilagr, Dan. unhellig, Swed. ohelig. In reference to actions, it is attested from late 14c. Colloquial sense of awful,… …

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  • 9unholy — [unhō′lē] adj. unholier, unholiest [ME < OE unhalig < un , not + halig,HOLY] 1. not sacred, hallowed, or consecrated 2. wicked; profane; impious 3. Informal outrageous; dreadful unholiness n …

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  • 10unholy — [[t]ʌ̱nho͟ʊli[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You use unholy to emphasize how unreasonable or unpleasant you think something is. She protested that it wasn t traditional jazz at all, but an unholy row... The economy is still an unholy mess. Syn:… …

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  • 11unholy — un|ho|ly [ʌnˈhəuli US ˈhou ] adj [no comparative] 1.) an unholy alliance an agreement between two people or organizations who would not normally work together, usually for a bad purpose 2.) [only before noun] informal bad and extreme ▪ An unholy… …

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  • 12unholy — UK [ʌnˈhəʊlɪ] / US [ʌnˈhoʊlɪ] adjective Word forms unholy : adjective unholy comparative unholier superlative unholiest 1) very bad How did we get ourselves into this unholy mess? 2) not holy • unholy alliance …

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  • 13unholy — adjective Date: before 12th century 1. showing disregard for what is holy ; wicked 2. deserving of censure < an unholy alliance > 3. very unpleasant ; god awful < an unholy mess > • unholiness noun …

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  • 14unholy — un|ho|ly [ ʌn houli ] adjective 1. ) very bad: How did we get ourselves into this unholy mess? 2. ) not holy unholy alliance an occasion when people who are usually enemies work together for a particular purpose, especially to achieve something&#8230; …

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  • 15unholy — adjective 1 (only before noun) informal unreasonable and annoying: The kids were making an unholy noise in the playroom. 2 not holy or not respecting what is holy 3 unholy alliance an unusual agreement between two people or organizations who&#8230; …

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  • 16unholy — adjective 1) a grin of unholy amusement Syn: ungodly, godless, irreligious, impious, blasphemous, sacrilegious, profane, irreverent; wicked, evil, immoral, corrupt, depraved, sinful 2) an unholy alliance …

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  • 17unholy — unholiness, n. /un hoh lee/, adj., unholier, unholiest. 1. not holy; not sacred or hallowed. 2. impious; sinful; wicked. 3. Informal. dreadful; ungodly: They got us out of bed at the unholy hour of three in the morning. [bef. 1000; ME; OE unhalig …

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  • 18unholy — adj. Unholy is used with these nouns: ↑alliance, ↑mess, ↑row …

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  • 19unholy — adjective (unholier, unholiest) sinful; wicked. ↘unnatural and potentially harmful: an unholy alliance. ↘informal dreadful (used for emphasis). Derivatives unholiness noun …

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  • 20unholy — un•ho•ly [[t]ʌnˈhoʊ li[/t]] adj. li•er, li•est 1) not holy; not sacred or hallowed 2) impious; sinful; wicked 3) inf dreadful; outrageous; ungodly: neighbors making an unholy racket[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 1000 un•ho′li•ness, n …

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