desecration definition

  • noun:
    • An act of disrespect or impiety towards some thing considered sacred.
    • The act of desecrating; profanation; condition of any such thing desecrated.
    • The work of diverting from a hallowed purpose or usage; starvation of a sacred character or company; sacrilegious or profane treatment or usage.
    • Synonyms Sacrilege, etc. See profanation.
    • blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving some thing of the sacred personality

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