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Our unsanctified affections must also become purified from every taint of depravity.

He only seemed to say, "Defile not Heaven's anointed with unsanctified hands."

Appreciation is as dear to the sanctified as the unsanctified heart.

And therefore will you but try yourselves, whether you are unsanctified or not?

The eyes of one unsanctified might not gaze upon mysteries of the blest.

Are there not many of them yet outside the gate, unforgiven, unsanctified, and unfit to die?

There was a thought in my mind at the moment—an unsanctified thought.

It is just an effusion of the malignity of the unsanctified heart.

Resolutions are formed, but the current of the unsanctified affections sweeps them away.

It is a wonderful letter, which no Christian genius, much less one unsanctified, could ever have written.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., seintefie "to consecrate," from Old French saintefier "sanctify" (12c., Modern French sanctifier), from Late Latin sanctificare "to make holy," from sanctus "holy" (see saint (n.)) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Form altered in English c.1400 to conform with Latin. Meaning "to render holy or legitimate by religious sanction" is from c.1400; transferred sense of "to render worthy of respect" is from c.1600. Related: Sanctified; sanctifying.

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