Synonyms

1. desecration

noun. ['dɛsəˈkreɪʃən, dɛzəˈkreɪʃən'] blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character.

Synonyms

  • profanation
  • violation
  • sacrilege
  • irreverence

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Words that Rhyme with Desecration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word desecration


1. Noun, singular or mass
Punishable crimes included failure to attend church, outspoken criticism of church authority figures and desecration of the Sabbath.

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