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Synonyms for sacrilegious
ˌsæk rəˈlɪdʒ əs, -ˈli dʒəs

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  1. blasphemous, profane, sacrilegious(adj)

    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:
    unquiet, restless, uneasy, nervous, ill at ease(p), unsatisfied, queasy, awkward, ungratified, anxious

    Antonyms:
    untroubled, easy, comfy, comfortable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sacrilegious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    irreverent, impious, blasphemous, profane, desecrating

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sacrilegious(a)

    Synonyms:
    impious, profane, irreverent

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  1. List of paraphrases for "sacrilegious":

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How to use sacrilegious in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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).

  4. 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.

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