, n. [AS. hlignes.] 1. The state or quality of being holy; perfect moral integrity or purity; freedom from sin; sanctity; innocence.
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Who is like thee, glorious in holiness!
Ex. xv. 11.
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2. The state of being hallowed, or consecrated to God or to his worship; sacredness.
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Israel was holiness unto the Lord.
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His holiness, a title of the pope; -- formerly given also to Greek bishops and Greek emperors.

Syn. -- Piety; devotion; godliness; sanctity; sacredness; righteousness.
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