unhallowed
Adjective

unhallowed

  1. Not hallowed or blessed; unholy.
    The murderer was buried in unhallowed ground.
    • c. 1596-97, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act IV scene i:
      smallcaps Gratiano:
      O, be thou damn'd, inexecrable dog!
      And for thy life let justice be accused.
      Thou almost makest me waver in my faith,
      To hold opinion with Pythagoras,
      That souls of animals infuse themselves
      Into the trunks of men: thy currish spirit
      Govern'd a wolf, who, hang'd for human slaughter,
      Even from the gallows did his fell soul fleet,
      And, whilst thou lay'st in thy unhallow'd dam,
      Infused itself in thee; for thy desires
      Are wolfish, bloody, starved, and ravenous.
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