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Synonyms for sacrilegious
ˌsæk rəˈlɪdʒ əs, -ˈli dʒəssac·ri·le·gious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blasphemous, profane, sacrilegiousadjective

    grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred

    "blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath"; "profane utterances against the Church"; "it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on"

    Synonyms:
    profane, unconsecrated, blasphemous, blue, secular, unsanctified

    Antonyms:
    reverent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sacrilegiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    irreverent, impious, blasphemous, profane, desecrating

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sacrilegiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    impious, profane, irreverent

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  1. List of paraphrases for "sacrilegious":

    sacrilege

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How to use sacrilegious in a sentence?

  1. David Pierpoint:

    The actions of these people are devastating and sacrilegious. We are upset at the amount of damage that has been caused, i would appeal to anyone with information to contact the Gardaí( Irish police).

  2. John Milton:

    ... If weakness may excuse, What Murderer, what Traitor, Parricide, Incestuous, sacrilegious, but may plead it All Wickedness is Weakness That plea therefore With God or Man will gain thee no Remission.

  3. Dan Gainor:

    By using the word ‘Advent,’ the magazine turned its sleazy, soft-core modeling segments into a controversy, of course it’s sacrilegious. That was the intention.

  4. Steve Shaw:

    It’s very gratuitous, and although I’m not religious, I can see why some would see it as sacrilegious, it could have been done in a different way.


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