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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·ho·ly /ˌʌnˈholi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 un·ho·ly a. Not holy; unhallowed; not consecrated; hence, profane; wicked; impious. -- un*ho*li*ly adv. -- un*ho*li*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not hallowed or consecrated [syn: unhallowed] [ant: holy]
      2: extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting
         hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be
         cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical
         sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish
         despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war";
         "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces" [syn: demonic, diabolic,
          diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic]
      3: having committed unrighteous acts; "a sinful person" [syn: sinful,
      [also: unholiest, unholier]