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Sacrilege

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Noun

1. blasphemy, desecration, profanation, sacrilege

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

Example Sentences:
'desecration of the Holy Sabbath'

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Sacrilege

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noun
1. 
the misuse or desecration of anything regarded as sacred or as worthy of extreme respect
to play Mozart's music on a kazoo is sacrilege
2. 
the act or an instance of taking anything sacred for secular use

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Sacrilege

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noun
1. 
the act of appropriating to oneself or to secular use, or of violating, what is consecrated to God or religion
2. 
the intentional desecration or disrespectful treatment of a person, place, thing, or idea held sacred

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Sacrilege

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n.
Desecration, profanation, misuse, or theft of something regarded as sacred.

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