358. Sacredness


See also 81. CHURCH ; 183. GOD and GODS ; 349. RELIGION ; 359. SAINTS .

halidom
Archaic. 1. the state or condition of being holy or sacred.
2. a holy or sacred place; a sanctuary.
3. a sacred object or relic.
hierogram
sacred writing or a sacred character or symbol. —hierogrammatist, n., —hierogrammatic, hierogrammatical, adj.
hierography
Rare. sacred writing; hierograms and the art of writing them. —hierographer, n. —hierographic, hierographical, adj.
hierolatry
the worship of saints and of relics and other sacred objects.
hierology
1. the learning or literature concerning sacred things.
2. hierological materials. —hierologist, n. —hierologic, hierological, adj.
hieromancy
a form of divination involving sacrificial remains or sacred objects.
hierophobia
an abnormal fear of sacred objects.
hierurgy
1. the performance of holy works.
2. the holy work itself.
sanctum sanctorum
the holy of holies; a place of great holiness.

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