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unhallowed

[uhn-hal-ohd] /ʌnˈhæl oʊd/
adjective
1.
not hallowed or consecrated; not regarded as holy or sacred:
unhallowed ground.
2.
impious; unholy.
3.
wicked or sinful:
unhallowed practices.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English unhalewed, Old English unhālghod, ungehālghod; see un-1, hallowed

unhallow

[uhn-hal-oh] /ʌnˈhæl oʊ/
verb (used with object)
1.
to desecrate; profane.
Origin
1525-35; un-2 + hallow1
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British Dictionary definitions for unhallowed

unhallowed

/ʌnˈhæləʊd/
adjective
1.
not consecrated or holy: unhallowed ground
2.
sinful or profane

unhallow

/ʌnˈhæləʊ/
verb
1.
(transitive) (archaic) to desecrate
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Word Origin and History for unhallowed
adj.

Old English unhalgod, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of hallow.

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