What does desecration mean?

Definitions for desecration

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilege(noun)

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

    "desecration of the Holy Sabbath"


  1. desecration(Noun)

    An act of disrespect or impiety towards something considered sacred.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Desecration(noun)

    the act of desecrating; profanation; condition of anything desecrated


  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.

Anagrams for desecration »

  1. considerate

  2. decreations


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas McAdam:

    The destruction of public monuments is a desecration of our honored dead, and an example of liberal fascism in its ugliest form.

  2. 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.

Images & Illustrations of desecration

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Translations for desecration

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • оскверняванеBulgarian
  • Profanation, Profanierung, Entweihung, Schändung, EntheiligungGerman
  • βεβήλωσηGreek
  • häpäiseminen, häväistys, häpäisyFinnish
  • profanationFrench
  • mì-choisrigeadhScottish Gaelic
  • 冒涜Japanese
  • ontheiliging, heiligschennisDutch
  • zbeszczeszczenie, profanacjaPolish
  • осквернение, профанация, надругательствоRussian

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