Sacrilege



noun
1.
the violation or profanation of anything sacred or held sacred.
2.
an instance of this.
3.
the stealing of anything consecrated to the service of God.
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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  • Sacrilegious

    [sak-ruh-lij-uh s, -lee-juh s] /ˌsæk rəˈlɪdʒ əs, -ˈli dʒəs/ adjective 1. pertaining to or involving sacrilege: sacrilegious practices. 2. guilty of sacrilege: a sacrilegious person. sacrilegious /ˌsækrɪˈlɪdʒəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or involving sacrilege; impious 2. guilty of sacrilege

  • Sacrilegiously

    [sak-ruh-lij-uh s, -lee-juh s] /ˌsæk rəˈlɪdʒ əs, -ˈli dʒəs/ adjective 1. pertaining to or involving sacrilege: sacrilegious practices. 2. guilty of sacrilege: a sacrilegious person. sacrilegious /ˌsækrɪˈlɪdʒəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or involving sacrilege; impious 2. guilty of sacrilege



  • Sacring

    noun 1. (archaic) the act or ritual of consecration, esp of the Eucharist or of a bishop

  • Sacring bell

    noun 1. (mainly RC Church) a small bell rung at the elevation of the Host and chalice during Mass



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