(Old-fashioned, Literary) To violate the chastity of; deflower
To treat in a disrespectful or demeaning manner.
To cast aspersions on; slander
To put to an improper, unworthy, or degrading use; abuse.
To force sexual activity on; rape or molest.
To utter blasphemy
To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
To ravage is to destroy something or cause severe destruction.
To lift the monastic restrictions from (a member of the clergy).
To commit a sexual assault on; often, specif., to rape (a woman)
To do or give something in honor of
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
Sanctify is to make something holy, give something legitimacy or to set something apart through religious ceremony.
In a clean or nonpolluting manner:
To spoil or mar the sanctity of
To desecrate; profane
To make (a church, synagogue, or temple, for example) no longer consecrated.
To offend grossly against (standards of decency or morality); commit an outrage on.
(Christianity) To sanctify (bread and wine) for Eucharistic use through a ritual regarded by some Christian churches as effecting transubstantiation.
Find another word for desecrate. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for desecrate, like: defile, commit sacrilege, dishonor, befoul, profane, abuse, blaspheme, pollute, ravage, secularize and violate.