Synonyms

1. sacrilege

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

Synonyms

  • profanation
  • violation
  • desecration
  • irreverence

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Words that Rhyme with Sacrilege

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Example sentences of the word sacrilege


1. Adjective
Eventually, Christians unfamiliar with the upside-down tree began to think the trend was sacrilege and represented anti-Christmas sentiments.

2. Noun, singular or mass
In a world with so many paint colors and wallpapers, bare white walls might sound like sacrilege.

Quotes containing the word sacrilege


1. Hit ain't sacrilege. Miss Effie Belle says when she cain't think what to have for dinner, she asts God and right off He gives her an idea. To my thinkin', thet's sacrilege."Miss Love really laughed. "There's not a woman in the world who hasn't prayed what to cook for dinner, Rucker!
- Olive Ann Burns, Cold Sassy Tree

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