[ UK /kˈænənˌa‍ɪzd/ ]
  1. accorded sacrosanct or authoritative standing
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How To Use canonised In A Sentence

  • Yet they evoked awe and wonder and many were canonized. Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning
  • Mamita, furious at hearing her husband canonized at her expense, took her revenge.
  • He employed standard sociological research methods to a degree unparalleled by the canonized classical sociologists of religion.
  • To become a saint two miracles are needed, one to be beatified and one to be canonised. Times, Sunday Times
  • If a record could be kept of those who have abjured Jesus through love of gold, through fear of the world or of the scribes and Pharisees, we should find many who are considered quite respectable, or have even been canonised, and who, nevertheless, much more worthily than Iscariot, are entitled to "champing" by the jaws of Sathanas. Pages from a Journal with Other Papers
  • Louis IX of France, canonized after his death, was in his lifetime a model of chivalry, justice, and piety for western Christendom, at once a rival and an exemplar to the English king.
  • I'd say the great failing of most intellectual ‘isms’ is that first a model is constructed, then canonized, so that the non-correspondence of reality to the model is seen as a flaw in the people who don't fit the model's caricature.
  • Xavier University was founded by Katharine Drexel, someone who is now Saint Katharine Drexel, because Pope John Paul II canonized her.
  • In the history of drama, Albee has been canonized as the primary American practitioner of what critic Martin Esslin has termed the "Theater of the Absurd".
  • ignoring canonized literary texts leaves these students at a disadvantage
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