Noun(1) blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
(1) At the synod a catalogue of John's crimes was presented, ranging from rape to sacrilege .(2) On paper, it does sound like sacrilege for this screen goddess to wear a silly hat, get drunk, and make a public scene.(3) She could tell he considered such sacrilege a bad omen for their expedition inland.(4) putting ecclesiastical vestments to secular use was considered sacrilege(5) Likening him to Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela is sacrilege .(6) He was even prepared to utter what would once have been considered sacrilege .(7) The discovery of a sixth-century graveyard also led to a complaint of sacrilege from ultra-Orthodox Jews.(8) For the Actionists, as for the artists cited above, there is no notion of sacrilege or blasphemy.(9) This may seem like sacrilege , but take out a ruler and some scissors and - it's okay, you can do it - cut the scarf in half.(10) It is heresy, sacrilege , a pockmark upon the face of our National Pastime!(11) Some might consider this sacrilege , but the contrast with Shakespeare's play, Othello, is striking.(12) Intervention by authority was necessary for very serious sins such as adultery, murder, and sacrilege .(13) Renaming the ground KitKat Crescent is sacrilege .(14) The four knights tried to drag him outside, to avoid aggravating their sacrilege by defiling the sanctuary.(15) The former teen idol stands accused of musical sacrilege .(16) Rejecting a person begging for protection counted as sacrilege .
1. desecration ::
2. profanity ::
3. blasphemy ::
4. impiety ::
5. irreligion ::
7. irreverence ::
8. disrespect ::
9. profanation ::
1. adoration ::
2. worship ::
Different Formssacrilege, sacrileges
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Walder Frey committed SACRILEGE that day.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 3
I mean, that'd be SACRILEGE.
I told you, that's why we're here.
Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 3
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