1. hallowed

adjective. ['ˈhæloʊd'] worthy of religious veneration.


  • sacred


  • unholiness
  • desecrated


  • halwed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gehalgod (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Hallowed

  • bellowed
  • billowed
  • furloughed
  • hollowed
  • mellowed
  • swallowed

How do you pronounce hallowed?

Pronounce hallowed as ˈhæloʊd.

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Example sentences of the word hallowed

1. Adjective
If you experience a hallowed** appearance under the eyes, get more sleep.

Quotes containing the word hallowed

1. What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones,The labor of an age in pilèd stones,Or that his hallowed relics should be hidUnder a star-y-pointing pyramid?Dear son of memory, great heir of fame,What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name?
- John Milton, The Complete Poetry

2. This (...) had made me aware for the first time of the well-disguised myth that they and the academic institutions they represent are bastions of a free exchange of ideas. They are -but only of those ideas that don't 'rock the boat', that refrain from challenging hallowed taboos.
- Jack Kevorkian, Prescription: Medicide: The Goodness of Planned Death