blasphemous, profane, sacrilegious(adj)
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"
Acting or speaking very disrespectfully toward what is held to be sacred.
Origin: sacer + lego.
violating sacred things; polluted with sacrilege; involving sacrilege; profane; impious
Origin: [From sacrilege: cf. L. sacrilegus.]
The numerical value of sacrilegious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of sacrilegious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It’s very gratuitous, and although I’m not religious, I can see why some would see it as sacrilegious, it could have been done in a different way.
By using the word ‘Advent,’ the magazine turned its sleazy, soft-core modeling segments into a controversy, of course it’s sacrilegious. That was the intention.
... If weakness may excuse, What Murderer, what Traitor, Parricide, Incestuous, sacrilegious, but may plead it All Wickedness is Weakness That plea therefore With God or Man will gain thee no Remission.
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