Usage note
This word must begin with a capital letter and be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 2).
1. (religious) 
a. holy 
¿Qué es la Santísima Trinidad?What's the Holy Trinity?
b. most holy 
Hoy celebramos una misa por el santísimo cuerpo y la sangre de Cristo.Today we celebrate a Mass on the most holy body and blood of Christ.
masculine noun
2. (sacrament) 
Estamos aquí reunidos para recibir al Santísimo.We've gathered here to receive the Holy Sacrament.
(superl) holy; most holy
el Santísimo the Holy Sacrament
hacer la santísima a algn (jorobar) to drive sb up the wall (familiar); (perjudicar) to do sb down (familiar)
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