Definition of unsanctified in English:



  • Not sanctified.

    ‘the body was unsanctified’
    • ‘It is their intellect which, being unsanctified, has led them astray.’
    • ‘I check the cost of one and vow to remain unsanctified.’
    • ‘I would guess that what Eliot is thinking about here is her own unsanctified union with G. H. Lewes.’
    • ‘When a plague outbreak became really severe it was sometimes necessary to bury the dead in unsanctified ground.’
    • ‘My friend, Mr. Webster puts it this way: Profane1: Not being concerned with religion or religious purposes, secular 2: Not Holy because unconsecrated, impure, or unsanctified 3: Serving to defile what is Holy.’
    • ‘For a moment, I thought that ordinary, unsanctified citizens might be able to take a look at the decision-making processes of the Godly!’
    non-religious, lay, non-church, temporal, worldly, earthly, profane
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