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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilegenoun

    blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character

    "desecration of the Holy Sabbath"

Wiktionary

  1. desecrationnoun

    An act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Desecrationnoun

    the act of desecrating; profanation; condition of anything desecrated

Freebase

  1. Desecration

    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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  1. considerate

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of desecration in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of desecration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of desecration in a Sentence

  1. Soriya Cohen:

    I can't even imagine such a desecration. Imagine if that was your spouse, your parent or your grandparent and to make money, they built on top of it, i'm asking people to respect that and respect the families and the people who have already suffered so much and not to add to our pain.

  2. The President:

    We ought to come up with legislation that if you burn the American flag, you go to jail for one year, you know, they talk about freedom of speech, and I believe in freedom of speech. But that's desecration.

  3. Francisco Franco:

    Its an all-out desecration.

  4. James Meredith:

    I am thankful for the strong, united response of our university community to the desecration of the James Meredith statue last year, confirming our university values of civility and respect. what it is saying is that the only possible justice for a black in the state of Mississippi is the federal government and if there's anything that we don't need it's that being our only means of expecting justice.

  5. Kevin Cassiday-Maloney:

    It just felt like hubris, it almost felt like a desecration of the holy book to put his signature on the front writ large, literally.

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