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unholy

adjective uk   /ʌnˈhəʊ.li/ us    /-ˈhoʊ-/

unholy adjective (CAUSING HARM)

used to describe a combination of things when it is very bad, harmful, or unpleasant: Religious fanatics have formed an unholy alliance with right wing groups. There was a smell emanating from the fridge - an unholy combination of over-ripe cheese and unwrapped fish.

unholy adjective (EXTREME)

[before noun] informal extreme and unacceptable: an unholy mess/row/noise
Translations of “unholy”
in Spanish irreverente, profano, impío…
in French irrespectueux, indu…
in German ruchlos, schrecklich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 造成傷害的, 邪惡的, 十分有害的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 造成伤害的, 邪恶的, 十分有害的…
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