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Synonyms for desecrate
ˈdɛs ɪˌkreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desecrate, profane, outrage, violate(verb)

    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, deconsecrate(verb)

    remove the consecration from a person or an object

    Synonyms:
    profane, unhallow, outrage, violate, deconsecrate

    Antonyms:
    hallow, sanctify, consecrate, bless

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. desecrate

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. desecrate(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. desecrate(v)

    Synonyms:
    profane, pollute, secularize

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "desecrate":

    profane

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How to use desecrate in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Yitzhak Pindrus:

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

  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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