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In the world of audiophiles — where provenance is everything and the quest is to get as close to the sound of an album’s original recording as possible — digital is considered almost unholy.

A week before Christmas, Britain found itself in an unholy mess.

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ISIS had summoned him from the Talesh area in the Guilan province north of Tehran, to perform the unholy duty.

This unholy marriage of faux country and pseudo hip-hop is literally the worst of both worlds.

For lack of a better term, it was an animal-hostage video, an unholy new mash-up of internet genres.

To be sure, there is more than enough reality to make the pursuit of peace hit any number of walls, both holy and unholy ones.

Where we had once stood spellbound by the sight of the burning towers, we now listened to the unholy roar of the wind.

This story was a favourite with Abershawe: it afforded him a reliable criterion of his unholy prowess.

He could see them plainly, and presently he saw the face of Romanoff gloat with a look of unholy joy.

I shall make an unholy mess of things if I'm left alone, and if you like I'll keep you on here.

I see men and women of mean estate; selfishness, lust, unholy hate, are strong within you.

For my true self is as far beyond your unholy touch as though I sat above the stars!


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unholy, such as: unhallowed, base, blameful, corrupt, culpable, and depraved.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.