Definition of sacredness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈseɪkrɪdnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈseɪkrɪdnəs//
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  1. 1the quality of being connected with God or a god or of being holy synonym holiness (1) the sacredness of the temple
  2. 2the quality of being very important and needing to be treated with great respect a belief in the sacredness of all life
  3. see also sanctity