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Synonyms for unholy
ʌnˈhoʊ li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy(adj)

    extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell

    "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"

    Antonyms:
    here, hither

  2. sinful, unholy, wicked(adj)

    having committed unrighteous acts

    "a sinful person"

    Synonyms:
    unfocussed, unfocused

    Antonyms:
    concentrated, focused, focussed

  3. unholy, unhallowed(adj)

    not hallowed or consecrated

Wiktionary

  1. unholy(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    holy

  2. unholy(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    holy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unholy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unhallowed, unsanctified, profane

  2. unholy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    undevout, irreligious, ungodly, impious, irreverent, wicked, sinful, blasphemous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unholy(a)

    Synonyms:
    unhallowed, unconsecrated, profane, impious, evil, ungodly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unholy":

    impure, unnatural, godless, ungodly, diabolical, unclean, immoral, sinful

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How to use unholy in a sentence?

  1. Theodore Roosevelt:

    Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day.

  2. George Burgess:

    Unfortunately, it's an unholy mix.

  3. Rabbi Harold Kushner:

    Everything that God created is potentially holy, and our task as humans is to find that holiness in seemingly unholy situations. When we can do this, we will have learned to nurture our souls.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    I think this is what's wrong with Washington -- what I call the unholy alliance between the Right and the Left, neither of which seem to be too concerned with the deficit.

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