exauguration definition

  • noun:
    • The act of exaugurating; desecration.
    • The act of exaugurating; desecration.
    • In Roman antiquity, the act of depriving a thing or person of sacred character; secularization: a ceremony needed before consecrated structures could possibly be useful for secular purposes, or priests resign their particular sacred functions, or get into matrimony in instances where celibacy was required.
    • The work of exaugurating; desecration.
    • The work of exaugurating; desecration.
    • In Roman antiquity, the work of depriving something or individual of sacred personality; secularization: a ceremony essential before consecrated structures could be useful for secular purposes, or priests resign their particular sacred features, or get into matrimony in cases where celibacy had been needed.

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