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Meaning of DESECRATION

Pronunciation:  desukr'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character; "desecration of the Holy Sabbath"
 

DESECRATION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: blasphemy, profanation, sacrilege
 
 See Also: irreverence, violation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Des`e*cra"tion\, n.
The act of desecrating; profanation; condition of anything
desecrated.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abomination, abuse, abuse of office, atrocity, befoulment, blasphemousness, blasphemy, conversion, corrupt administration, debasement, defalcation, defilement, disgrace, diversion, embezzlement, fouling, ignominy, impiety, infamy, maladministration, malfeasance, malpractice, malversation, misapplication, misappropriation, misconduct, misemployment, misfeasance, mishandling, mismanagement, misusage, misuse, peculation, perversion, pilfering, pity, pollution, poor stewardship, profanation, profaneness, profanity, prostitution, sacrilege, sacrilegiousness, scandal, shame, terrible thing, violation
 

 

 

 

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