Definitions for desecration
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word desecration
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
des•e•crateˈdɛs ɪˌkreɪt(v.t.)-crat•ed, -crat•ing.
to divest of sacred character or office.
to divert from a sacred to a profane use or purpose.
to treat with sacrilege; profane.
Origin of desecrate:
1665–75; de - +(con)secrate
profanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilege(noun)
blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character
"desecration of the Holy Sabbath"
An act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred.
the act of desecrating; profanation; condition of anything desecrated
Desecration is the act of depriving something of its sacred character, or the disrespectful or contemptuous treatment of that which is held to be sacred or holy by a group or individual.
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