from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The character or state of being unholy; want of holiness.
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- noun The state of being
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- noun the quality of being unholy
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Brethren, we need to be cleansed, and we can only be delivered from the unholiness which is the perpetual and necessary barrier to our vision of God by making our very own, through simple faith, the energy and the blessedness of that great Sacrifice of propitiation.
Expositions of Holy Scripture Alexander Maclaren 1868
Of course, one might argue that 20 years was, under the circumstances, an incredibly long time for them to have pretended to be unholy, and that, from a Christian perspective, the harm they did while feigning unholiness may even have outweighed the greater good.
Insane Clown Posse: And God created controversy Jon Ronson 2010
Figures, seeing that the RCC lives in perpetual denial of their unholiness and ungodliness.
We need not try to cultivate a false equanimity by pretending that suffering is just the price of unholiness.
View image of page just in that way these thoughts pass into our minds; we are opposed to all impurity and unholiness of thought; and consequently we expell
With the unholiness of the priest subject to variance, why have to worry about the goat's worthiness as well?
Happy Birthday, Ray Charles! Bill Crider 2007
I've read about propaganda decrying the unholiness or unwholesomeness of others, and how that propaganda has fueled atrocities.
To my mind the effect of words like these was to cause those about him to hold aloof from unholiness, baseness, and injustice, not only whilst they were seen of men, but even in the solitary place, since they must believe that no part of their conduct could escape the eye of Heaven.
The sanctity of continence was only one product of the old far-spreading conviction of all the evil and unholiness essentially inherent in matter.
Watching them is like seeing the juice put back into a blood orange, or a brace of staid museum curios recharged with their innate unholiness.
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