His/Your Holiness

the title of the Pope, Orthodox patriarchs, and the Dalai Lama.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Your Holiness — is the formal style by which the Coptic Pope and the Catholic Pope are addressed, and is properly the superlative style, taking precedence before all other styles; when rendered in the third person, His Holiness may be abbreviated to HH , but… …   Wikipedia

  • Your Holiness — Your/​His Holiness phrase used for talking to or about an important religious leader, especially the Pope Thesaurus: catholicismhyponym Main entry: holiness …   Useful english dictionary

  • holiness — ► NOUN 1) the state of being holy. 2) (His/Your Holiness) the title of the Pope, Orthodox patriarchs, and the Dalai Lama …   English terms dictionary

  • holiness — noun 1》 the state of being holy. 2》 (His/Your Holiness) the title of the Pope, Orthodox patriarchs, and the Dalai Lama …   English new terms dictionary

  • His Eminence — is a historical style of reference for high nobility, still in use in various religious contexts.CatholicismThe style remains in use as the official style or standard of address in reference to a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, reflecting… …   Wikipedia

  • Holiness — is a synonym for sanctity, the state of being holy or sacred.Holiness means to be set apartHoliness may also refer to: * Holiness movement, a specific tradition within evangelical Christianity * His Holiness, an official style of address in… …   Wikipedia

  • holiness — [[t]ho͟ʊlinəs[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp Holiness is the state or quality of being holy. The holiness of God reveals one s own sin... We were immediately struck by this city s holiness. 2) N VOC: poss N; PRON: poss PRON (politeness) You say …   English dictionary

  • holiness — /ˈhoʊlinəs / (say hohleenuhs) noun 1. the state or character of being holy; sanctity. 2. (upper case) (preceded by his, your, etc.) a. Christian Church (a title of the pope, and formerly also of other high ecclesiastical dignitaries, etc.) b. (a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • HOLINESS CODE — HOLINESS CODE, the name designating the collection of laws in Leviticus 17–26, which – according to the classical documentary hypothesis – constitutes a particular division within the so called Priestly Source (P). One of the characteristics of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • His Holiness — Your/​His Holiness phrase used for talking to or about an important religious leader, especially the Pope Thesaurus: catholicismhyponym Main entry: holiness …   Useful english dictionary

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