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Synonyms for sacrilege
ˈsæc rə lɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilege(noun)

    blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character

    "desecration of the Holy Sabbath"

    Synonyms:
    desecration, blasphemy, profanation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sacrilege

    Synonyms:
    atheism, blasphemy, godlessness, impiety, irreligion, profanity, unbelief, ungodliness, wickedness

    Antonyms:
    devotion, faith, godliness, holiness, morality, pietism, piety, religion, righteousness, theology, worship

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sacrilege(n.)

    Synonyms:
    profanation, desecration

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sacrilege(n)

    Synonyms:
    desecration, profanation, violation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sacrilegious, blasphemy, desecration

How to pronounce sacrilege?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#25979atheism
#26932profanity
#33803blasphemy
#39121wickedness
#51652desecration
#57845unbelief
#86655sacrilege
#127982sacrilegious
#132479impiety
#188664ungodliness
#247237profanation
#284639irreligion
#315942godlessness

How to use sacrilege in a sentence?

  1. Jeremy Taylor:

    Nothing is greater or more fearful sacrilege than to prostitute the great name of God to the petulancy of an idle tongue.

  2. Marquis de Sade:

    There is a kind of pleasure which comes from sacrilege or the profanation of the objects offered us for worship.

  3. Pope Francis:

    We know abuses are everywhere, in families, in the neighborhoods, in the schools, in the gyms, but when a priest abuses it is very grave because the vocation of the priest is to make that boy, that girl grow towards the love of God, toward maturity, but instead (the victim) is crushed by evil and this is nearly a sacrilege because the priest has betrayed his vocation, the calling of the Lord.

  4. Mia Khalifa:

    I’m not Muslim, and no I couldn't say no to it, it was a clever plot aside from the blatant sacrilege.


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