unconsecrated


unconsecrated

verb (used with object), con·se·crat·ed, con·se·crat·ing.

  1. to make or declare sacred; set apart or dedicate to the service of a deity: to consecrate a new church building.
  2. to make (something) an object of honor or veneration; hallow: a custom consecrated by time.
  3. to devote or dedicate to some purpose: a life consecrated to science.
  4. to admit or ordain to a sacred office, especially to the episcopate.
  5. to change (bread and wine) into the Eucharist.

adjective

  1. consecrated; sacred.

adjective

  1. not having been made or declared sacred or holy

verb (tr)

  1. to make or declare sacred or holy; sanctify
  2. to dedicate (one’s life, time, etc) to a specific purpose
  3. to ordain (a bishop)
  4. Christianity to sanctify (bread and wine) for the Eucharist to be received as the body and blood of Christ
  5. to cause to be respected or revered; veneratetime has consecrated this custom

adjective

  1. archaic consecrated

v.late 14c., from Latin consecratus, past participle of consecrare “to make holy, devote,” from com- “together” (see com-) + sacrare (see sacred). Related: Consecrated; consecrating.

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