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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the quality of being holy;
[syn: holiness, sanctity, sanctitude]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sanctity \Sanc"ti*ty\, n.; pl. Sanctities. [L. sanctitas, from sanctus holy. See Saint.] 1. The state or quality of being sacred or holy; holiness; saintliness; moral purity; godliness. [1913 Webster] To sanctity she made no pretense, and, indeed, narrowly escaped the imputation of irreligion. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Sacredness; solemnity; inviolability; religious binding force; as, the sanctity of an oath. [1913 Webster] 3. A saint or holy being. [R.] [1913 Webster] About him all the sanctities of heaven. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Holiness; godliness; piety; devotion; goodness; purity; religiousness; sacredness; solemnity. See the Note under Religion. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sanctity n 1: the quality of being holy [syn: holiness, sanctity, sanctitude] [ant: unholiness]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

37 Moby Thesaurus words for "sanctity": Christianity, Christlikeness, Christliness, angelicalness, beauty of holiness, dedication, devotion, divinity, fear of God, godlikeness, godliness, godly-mindedness, goodness, grace, heavenliness, heavenly-mindedness, holiness, holy-mindedness, odor of sanctity, otherworldliness, piety, pureness, pureness of heart, purity, righteousness, sacredness, sainthood, saintlikeness, saintliness, saintship, sanctitude, seraphicalness, spiritual-mindedness, spirituality, unearthliness, unworldliness, uprightness