Definitions for sacrilegiousˌsæk rəˈlɪdʒ əs, -ˈli dʒəs
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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.]
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