Synonyms for Sacred:


biblical (adjective)
scriptural, confucian, biblical.
holy, blessed (adjective)
consecrated, pious, revered, numinous, religious, angelic, pure, hallowed, spiritual, divine, sanctified.
important (adjective)
crucial, fundamental, important, significant, key, central, vital, serious, meaningful, major.
ineffable (adjective)
protected (adjective)
inviolable, dedicated, sacrosanct, inviolate.


holiness, gracious, sanctify, religion. respect. include, give. dedicated (noun)
sanctioned, ordained.
holy (noun)
pure, pious.
sacred (noun)
divine, sacral, hallowed, venerated, revered, unnameable, reverenced, tabu, inspirational, ineffable, worthy, taboo, sanctified, reverend, consecrated, spiritual, numinous, religious, inviolate, dedicated, inviolable, holy, unutterable, sublime, sacrosanct, unspeakable.

Other synonyms:

holiness. divine
pious, divine.

Usage examples for sacred

  1. That home is my dearest and most sacred treasure. – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  2. As between the books in a library that ought to be read, and a new life standing in it, that ought to read them, the sacred thing is not the books the child ought to read. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  3. Therefore man is to me- sacred – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner