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Adjective: unholy (unholier,unholiest)  ,ún'how-lee
  1. Not hallowed or consecrated
    - unhallowed
  2. Extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
    "unholy grimaces";
    - demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic
  3. Having committed unrighteous acts
    - sinful, wicked

Derived forms: unholier, unholiest

See also: evil, holiness, profane, sanctitude, sanctity, unconsecrated, unrighteous, unsanctified

Antonym: holy

Encyclopedia: Unholy