Definitions for sacrilegiousˌsæk rəˈlɪdʒ əs, -ˈli dʒəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sac•ri•le•giousˌsæk rəˈlɪdʒ əs, -ˈli dʒəs(adj.)

  1. involving sacrilege.

    Category: Religion

  2. guilty of sacrilege.

    Category: Religion

Origin of sacrilegious:

1400–50

sac`ri•le′gious•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. sacrilegious(Adjective)

    Committing sacrilege.

  2. sacrilegious(Adjective)

    Acting or speaking very disrespectfully toward what is held to be sacred.

  3. Origin: sacer + lego.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacrilegious(adj)

    violating sacred things; polluted with sacrilege; involving sacrilege; profane; impious


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