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An example use of holiness in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… in um holiness and obedience and things …”
Holiness is the quality or state of being holy.
the word holiness occurs in english on average 4.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.