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Certainly our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters need to be supported in living out their call to holiness.
Salvatore J. Cordileone

Meaning of "holiness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOLINESS

holiness  [ˈhəʊlɪnɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOLINESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Holiness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOLINESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Holiness

Holiness is the state of being holy or sacred. Holiness is being clean or pure, to "be ye holy" is a biblical commandment. Lev. Ch.20 v.7 Holiness may also refer to: ▪ Holiness movement, a specific tradition within evangelicalism ▪ His Holiness, an official style of address in reference to the leaders of several religious groups ▪ Holiness code, found in the Bible at Leviticus 17-26 Holy may refer to: ▪ Holý, a Czech surname ▪ HolyHoly ▪ Holy, an episode of the British sitcom Bottom ▪ "Holy", a short story by Orson Scott Card ▪ " Holy", a song by Mike Oldfield ▪ "Holy...", a song by Sadist from Crust ▪ Holy, a powerful white magic spell in the Final Fantasy series ▪ The Holy, a novel by Daniel Quinn ▪ Mirela Holy, a Croatian politician...

Definition of holiness in the English dictionary

The definition of holiness in the dictionary is the state or quality of being holy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOLINESS


comeliness
ˈkʌmlɪnɪs
deadliness
ˈdedlɪnɪs
friendliness
ˈfrɛndlɪnɪs
godliness
ˈɡɒdlɪnɪs
kindliness
ˈkaɪndlɪnɪs
liveliness
ˈlaɪvlɪnɪs
loveliness
ˈlʌvlɪnɪs
lowliness
ˈləʊlɪnɪs
manliness
ˈmænlɪnɪs
oiliness
ˈɔɪlɪnɪs
shoaliness
ˈʃəʊlɪnɪs
silliness
ˈsɪlɪnɪs
timeliness
ˈtaɪmlɪnɪs
ugliness
ˈʌɡlɪnɪs
ungodliness
ʌnˈɡɒdlɪnɪs
user-friendliness
ˌjuːzəˈfrendlɪnɪs
womanliness
ˈwʊmənlɪnɪs
wooliness
ˈwʊlɪnɪs
woolliness
ˈwʊlɪnɪs
worldliness
ˈwɜːldlɪnɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOLINESS

holiday home
holiday job
holiday pay
holiday rep
holiday resort
holiday spirit
holiday traffic
holiday village
holiday-maker
holidayer
holier
holier-than-thou
holies
holiest
holily
Holinshed
holism
holist
holistic
holistically

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOLINESS

agribusiness
big business
bulkiness
business
cleanliness
cleanliness is next to godliness
core business
craziness
dizziness
do the business
e-business
emptiness
family business
fitness
happiness
laziness
loneliness
readiness
rough-and-readiness
show business
trustworthiness

Synonyms and antonyms of holiness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HOLINESS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «holiness» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of holiness

Translation of «holiness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOLINESS

Find out the translation of holiness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of holiness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «holiness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

圣洁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

santidad
570 millions of speakers

English

holiness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पवित्रता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القداسة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

святость
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

santidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিশুদ্ধতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sainteté
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kesucian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Heiligkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

神聖
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

거룩함
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sutji
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự thánh thiện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புனிதம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पवित्रता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kutsallık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

santità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

świętość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

святість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sfințenie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγιότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

heilige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

helighet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hellighet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of holiness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOLINESS»

The term «holiness» is very widely used and occupies the 16.044 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOLINESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about holiness

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10 QUOTES WITH «HOLINESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word holiness.
1
Roland Allen
The Spirit is Love expressed towards man as redeeming love, and the Spirit is truth, and the Spirit is the Holy Spirit. Redemption is inconceivable without truth and holiness.
2
Jerry Bridges
We are 100 percent responsible for the pursuit of holiness, but at the same time we are 100 percent dependent upon the Holy Spirit to enable us in that pursuit. The pursuit of holiness is not a pull-yourself-up-by-your-own-bootstraps approach to the Christian life.
3
Abraham Cahan
God, for example, appealed to me as a beardless man wearing a quilted silk cap; holiness was something burning, forbidding, something connected with fire while a day had the form of an oblong box.
4
Donald Cargill
I have followed holiness, I have taught truth, and I have been most in the main things; not that I thought the things concerning our times little, but that I thought none could do anything to purpose in God's great and public matters, till they were right in their conditions.
5
Donald Cargill
I wish your increase in holiness, number, love, religion, and righteousness; and wait you, and cease to contend with these men that are gone from us, for there is nothing that shall convince them but judgment.
6
Jim Caviezel
I always believed in God, I would go to mass most of the time, but I had no idea of the calling to holiness.
7
Adam Clarke
The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God, by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts; all its commands, exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise, holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.
8
Adam Clarke
This perfection is the restoration of man to the state of holiness from which he fell, by creating him anew in Christ Jesus, and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.
9
Salvatore J. Cordileone
Certainly our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters need to be supported in living out their call to holiness.
10
Walter Elliot
The desert has its holiness of silence, the crowd its holiness of conversation.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOLINESS»

Discover the use of holiness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to holiness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Holiness: Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties, and Roots
▶ DESCRIPTION "Ryle, like his great masters, has no easy way to holiness to offer us, and no “patent” method by which it can be attained; but he invariably produces that “hunger and thirst after righteousness” which is the only ...
John C. Ryle, 2013
2
Holiness: God's Plan for Fullness of Life
He challenges readers by adding, "If America depended on your prayer life, would there be revival?" Revival waits on the holiness of His people; this book provides the path that will lead us back.
Henry Blackaby, 2003
3
Holiness: The Heart God Purifies
Read Holiness and learn how to say 'no' to corruption and 'yes' to grace. Holiness is the third book in The Revive Our Hearts Series - which has sold well over 80,000 copies!
Nancy Leigh Leigh DeMoss, 2008
4
Holiness
A masterful account of God's holiness. A world-renowned theologian here offers a succinct account of a central yet neglected theme in Christian teaching--the holiness of God.
John Webster, 2003
5
Holiness: Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties, and Roots
Hendrickson reintroduces this classic text, largely unavailable today, on living a Christ-like life. "Holiness " is considered to be one of the most profound books on discipleship in the English language.
J. C. Ryle, 2007
6
The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap Between Gospel ...
This is a book about God's power to help us grow in personal holiness and to enjoy the process of transformation.
Kevin DeYoung, 2012
7
The Holiness of God
R. C. Sproul. perfect. Not only is He perfect, but He is eternally and immutably so. There never was a time when God was less than perfect, and there is no possibility that in the future He may slip into any kind of imperfection. What has been ...
R. C. Sproul, 2013
8
A Woman's Guide to Personal Holiness: A Biblical Study for ...
This topical workbook Bible study contains 12 weekly lessons that take women through the Old and New Testaments with a personal challenge for a Christlike lifestyle.
Rhonda Kelley, 2000
9
Rediscovering Holiness: Know the Fullness of Life with God
“There was a time,” writes renowned theologian J. I. Packer in this classic book on biblical holiness, “when all Christians laid great emphasis on God’s call to holiness.
J. I. Packer, 2009
10
The Holiness-Pentecostal Tradition: Charismatic Movements in ...
Called "a pioneer contribution" by Church History when it was first published in 1971, this volume has now been revised and enlarged by Vinson Synan to account for the incredible changes that have occurred in the church world in the last 25 ...
Vinson Synan, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOLINESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term holiness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Love at Community Holiness
Nearly 100 attended the 36th annual Young Adult Fellowship Banquet hosted by the Community Holiness Church House of Refuge Inc. «Gainesville Sun, Jul 15»
2
Years, seasons, moons, and weeks: the holiness of time
At any time at any places, we may be invited into magic, ritual, song, or simply deep attention to the holiness of a given moment. Time is holy. «Patheos, Jul 15»
3
In Frankfurt His Holiness the Dalai Lama Meets the Lord Mayor and …
Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany, 13 July 2015 - Arriving at Frankfurt City Hall this morning, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was received by the Lord Mayor, Peter ... «EIN News, Jul 15»
4
Dalai Lama's office engages discussion of Shugden controversy
In many places where His Holiness the Dalai Lama travels he is now subject to protests by worshippers of Dorje Shugden, also known as ... «Lion's Roar, Jul 15»
5
Memorial Holiness Camp meeting scheduled
WEST MILTON — The annual Camp Meeting of the Brethren in Christ Great Lakes Conference will be held July 17-24 at the Church of God ... «Troy Daily News, Jul 15»
6
Backroads: Sin Killer and the holiness movement
... called the Strangers' Tabernacle. The holiness movement quickly took root in Bell County after several successful tent revivals in the 1890s. «Temple Daily Telegram, Jul 15»
7
Happy Birthday to Your Holiness
I am delighted and honoured to say I have met His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet on a number of occasions both in Ireland and when I ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
8
Revival at Pentecostal Holiness
Everyone is invited to the Pentecostal Holiness Church, 201 East Clay Ave in Cheyenne, Oklahoma for their summer revival. We are blessed to ... «Cheyennestar, Jul 15»
9
Nobel laureates and celebrities greet spiritual leader of Tibet
Tibet-US-HHDLL-2015 California, US — His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama celebrated his birthday on Monday, July 6th with a crowd of 18,000 ... «Tibet Post International, Jul 15»
10
Bonnie Holiness Camp planned
The Holiness camp is a 10 day long camp in which kids and adults can participate in Bible studies and worship activities led by Pastor John ... «Mt. Vernon Register-News, Jul 15»

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