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1. Scripture

noun. the sacred writings of the Christian religions.

Synonyms

  • Bible
  • Word
  • Book
  • Testament
  • text
  • sacred text
  • Word of God
  • sacred writing
  • family Bible
  • Christian Bible
  • New Testament
  • religious writing
  • Old Testament
  • Good Book
  • Holy Scripture
  • Holy Writ

Etymology

  • scriptura (Latin)
  • -tura (Latin)

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2. scripture

noun. ['ˈskrɪptʃɝ'] any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group.

Synonyms

  • sacred scripture
  • sacred text
  • sacred writing
  • religious writing
  • religious text

Etymology

  • scriptura (Latin)
  • -tura (Latin)

3. sacred

adjective. ['ˈseɪkrəd, ˈseɪkrɪd'] concerned with religion or religious purposes.

Synonyms

  • unutterable
  • unnameable
  • religious
  • unspeakable
  • inviolate
  • consecrate
  • inviolable
  • quasi-religious
  • dedicated
  • taboo
  • reverend
  • numinous
  • sacrosanct
  • sacral
  • sublime
  • spiritual
  • ineffable
  • heavenly
  • consecrated
  • pious
  • inspirational
  • tabu

Antonyms

  • earthly
  • profane
  • desecrated
  • eremite

Etymology

  • sacred (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. sacred

adjective. ['ˈseɪkrəd, ˈseɪkrɪd'] made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use.

Synonyms

  • holy
  • consecrated

Antonyms

  • inglorious
  • subhuman
  • expressible

Etymology

  • sacred (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. sacred

adjective. ['ˈseɪkrəd, ˈseɪkrɪd'] worthy of respect or dedication.

Antonyms

  • cenobite

Etymology

  • sacred (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. sacred

adjective. ['ˈseɪkrəd, ˈseɪkrɪd'] (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person.

Antonyms

  • layman

Etymology

  • sacred (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. sacred

adjective. ['ˈseɪkrəd, ˈseɪkrɪd'] worthy of religious veneration.

Synonyms

  • hallowed

Antonyms

  • communicative
  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • sacred (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word sacred-scripture


1. Noun Phrase
The catechism of the Catholic Church states that "God speaks to man in a human way" through sacred scripture.

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