sacrilege

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desecration, profanation, misuse or violation of something regarded as sacred
the act of violating or profaning anything sacred
{i} desecration of the holy, profanation of the sacred
You can use sacrilege to refer to disrespect that is shown for someone who is widely admired or for a belief that is widely accepted. It is a sacrilege to offend democracy
The sin or crime of violating or profaning sacred things; the alienating to laymen, or to common purposes, what has been appropriated or consecrated to religious persons or uses
blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character; "desecration of the Holy Sabbath"
Sacrilege is behaviour that shows great disrespect for a holy place or object. Stealing from a place of worship was regarded as sacrilege
{n} the robbery of a church or chapel
sacrilegious
Acting or speaking very disrespectfully toward what is held to be sacred
sacrilegious
Committing sacrilege
sacrilegiously
In a sacrilegious manner. Done without proper respect
sacrilegious
impious
sacrilegious
{a} violating a thing made sacred
sacrilegiously
{a} with sacrilege
sacrilegious
If someone's behaviour or actions are sacrilegious, they show great disrespect towards something holy or towards something that people think should be respected. A number of churches were sacked and sacrilegious acts committed
sacrilegious
grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred; "blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath"; "profane utterances against the Church"; "it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on"
sacrilegious
Violating sacred things; polluted with sacrilege; involving sacrilege; profane; impious
sacrilegious
{s} involving desecration of the holy; pertaining to desecration of the holy
sacrilegiously
in a manner that desecrates the holy, profanely
sacrilegiously
in a sacrilegious manner
sacrilege
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