Ho"li*ness, n. [AS. hlignes.] 1. The state or quality of being holy; perfect moral integrity or purity; freedom from sin; sanctity; innocence.
Who is like thee, glorious in holiness!Ex. xv. 11.
2. The state of being hallowed, or consecrated to God or to his worship; sacredness.
Israel was holiness unto the Lord.Jer.ii.3.
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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