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Synonyms for desecrate
ˈdɛs ɪˌkreɪtdes·e·crate

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  1. desecrate

    Synonyms:
    profane, secularize, misuse, abuse, prostitute, pollute

    Antonyms:
    use, employ, devote, dedicate, consecrate, solemnize, sanctify, purify, reconcile

Princeton's WordNet

  1. desecrate, profane, outrage, violateverb

    violate the sacred character of a place or language

    "desecrate a cemetery"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God"

    Synonyms:
    dishonour, scandalise, offend, ravish, scandalize, dishonor, plunder, demoralise, deconsecrate, misdirect, debase, pervert, demoralize, transgress, profane, appal, break, despoil, subvert, vitiate, deprave, breach, rape, violate, infract, shock, appall, outrage, unhallow, assault, go against, debauch, spoil, corrupt

    Antonyms:
    hallow, sanctify, consecrate, bless

  2. desecrate, unhallow, deconsecrateverb

    remove the consecration from a person or an object

    Synonyms:
    profane, unhallow, outrage, violate, deconsecrate

    Antonyms:
    hallow, sanctify, consecrate, bless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. desecrateverb

    Synonyms:
    profane, abuse, pollute, prostitute, misuse, pervert, treat sacrilegiously

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. desecrateverb

    Synonyms:
    profane, pollute, secularize

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  1. List of paraphrases for "desecrate":

    profane

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How to use desecrate in a sentence?

  1. Yitzhak Pindrus:

    I am not prepared to allow municipal budgets to be given to events that desecrate Shabbat.

  2. Louis Post-Dispatch , Love:

    Anyone, regardless of age, gender or race that would desecrate or vandalize an object of remembrance in a cemetery is a low life that has no respect for memorials that have been placed by loved ones or people that want to honor an individual.

  3. Mike Berry:

    Theyre there to cause people to reflect and honor those who were held captive and remember those who were missing, for someone like Mikey Weinstein or any other group to try to desecrate or remove any display, its a slap in the face to veterans whove served.


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