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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

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    profane

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