What is another word for canonized?

Pronunciation: [kˈanənˌa͡ɪzd] (IPA)

Canonized is the term used to describe the process of an individual being officially recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church. This term has many synonyms that can be used to express the same concept. Some of these words include sanctified, beatified, venerated, exalted, glorified, and deified. All of these words imply the same idea of elevating a person to a position of great honor or reverence. While the term canonized is specific to the Catholic Church, these synonyms can be applied more broadly to any individual who is deemed exemplary or worthy of admiration.

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What are the hypernyms for Canonized?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for canonized?

Canonized refers to the process of being recognized as a saint. Some antonyms of the word canonized are denounced, disapproved, rejected, condemned, and dishonored. These words represent the opposite of recognizing someone as a saint or holy person. Denounced means to publicly condemn or criticize. Disapproved means to express an unfavorable opinion. Rejected means to dismiss or refuse something. Condemned means to express complete disapproval of something. Dishonored means to bring shame or disgrace to someone or something. These antonyms contrast with canonized because they represent negative or unfavorable judgments instead of recognizing someone as a saint.

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Usage examples for Canonized

All I have to say is, if there can be found man or woman who could endure what you did in that three years, and not become a raving maniac, they should be canonized.
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
Mr. Browning claims Don Bartoli's allegiance for a secular saint: a woman more divine in her non-miraculous virtues than some at least of those whom the Church has canonized, and whose existence has the merit of not being legendary.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
His Supreme Court opinions, based, as they generally are-upon equal justice, correct law and strict equity-delivered when the form of government was changed, the laws unsettled, the stale constitution just formed, the Federal Government under its Constitution bursting from embryo-are monuments of legal fame enduring as social order-revered, respected-canonized.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution"
L. Carroll Judson

Famous quotes with Canonized

  • These are harsh words for a man only recently canonized by President Clinton and my old friend George McGovern — but I have written worse things about Nixon, many times, and the record will show that I kicked him repeatedly long before he went down.
    Hunter S. Thompson
  • Evermore mayst thou be canonized as the Nonparreille of impious epistlers.
    Thomas Nashe

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