Sacrilege synonyms

săk'rə-lĭj
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A profaning or being profaned; desecration; defilement
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A desecrating or being desecrated
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The definition of blasphemy is saying something concerning God that is very disrespectful.
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An impious act or remark
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A supernatural detriment or hindrance; a bane.
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A breaking of the law; an infraction; a transgression.
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An opinion or a doctrine at variance with established religious beliefs, especially dissension from or denial of Roman Catholic dogma by a professed believer or baptized church member.
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Lacking piety or respect for the sacred. Resembling blasphemy.
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Being a hypocrite:
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Lacking or exhibiting a lack of reverence; disrespectful.
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The definition of profane is something that is obscene or contrary to religious teachings.
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Committing sacrilege; acting or speaking very disrespectfully toward what is held to be sacred.
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(Uncountable) The practice or habit of committing crimes.
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Lack of righteousness or justice; wickedness
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Lack of reverence or due respect.
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(Theology) A violation of God's will or religious law.
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Religious devotion and reverence.
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The characteristic of being respectful.
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A feeling of profound awe and respect and often love.
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Courteous expressions of regard
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An act of disrespect or impiety toward something regarded as sacred
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Synonym Study

  • Desecration implies a removal of the sacredness of some object or place, as by defiling or polluting it
  • Profanation suggests a lack of reverence or a positive contempt for things regarded as sacred
  • Sacrilege implies a violation of something sacred, as by appropriating to oneself or to a secular use something that has been dedicated to a religious purpose
Find another word for sacrilege. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sacrilege, like: profanation, desecration, blasphemy, impiety, curse, violation, heresy, blasphemous, hypocritical, impious and irreverent.