(redirected from holier)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • adj
  • noun

Synonyms for holy

Synonyms for holy

of, from, like, or being a god or God

in the service or worship of God or a god

regarded with particular reverence or respect

deeply concerned with God and the beliefs and practice of religion

Synonyms for holy

a sacred place of pilgrimage

belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

References in periodicals archive ?
But before we become holier than thou, we all know that we are imperfect and just trying to do better.
Holier Than Thou feels very much like a young adult novel it not only examines what it means to move from being a teen to an adult, but also has themes of love, friendship and loss, all very relevant in the YA genre.
We are not compelled to become someone else, someone better, someone holier, but simply be authentically ourselves.
And to think we become all holier than thou when players produce their handbags and rip a ladder in each other's tights .
Many eunuchs have been notorious for their military prowess, and Matthew 19:12 suggests that castration makes Christian men holier than they would otherwise be.
Fire Controlman 1st Class (SW) Todd Holier, who works in combat systems, has been in the Navy for 10 years.
Holier If You Hear Me is a must-read, not only for Tupac's many followers, but for anyone seeking to understand the impact of the black experience on American culture.
Any time the Maitre d' saw me walking without something in my hands he would holier at me for making unnecessary trips.
He may wave the hand or holier to distract the shooter, but he cannot leave his feet or make a serious attempt to block the shot.
Environmental reporters have a sense of being holier than thou.
So I cannot see why they have to pretend to be holier than thou.
I get the impression that Shekhar Kapur's agenda in this film is to tell us that perhaps we should not be too holier than thou about the religious divisions of other countries when the legacy of our own is still with us.
Now they have been let off the hook, their present holier than thou attitude is just sickening.
The Midwest is a lot holier than the South, according to a geographical survey of sin.