Verb(1) violate the sacred character of a place or language(2) remove the consecration from a person or an object
(1) But in relation to the new cemetery, I don't believe our youths would stoop so low as to desecrate the graves or vandalise the cemetery.(2) Well, it's hurtful to us that someone would desecrate her grave.(3) How dare you desecrate this holy ground with foolish intentions.(4) A multi-million dollar gold mine with an estimated yield of $1.2 billion threatens to desecrate a sacred site of the Wiradjuri people.(5) If we buried our dead in the sand, the wild animals would desecrate their memory and dishonor their body.(6) Yes, well that's to protect against intruders who want to desecrate this holy room.(7) Mindless vandals have desecrated the grave of a stillborn baby for the fourth time in less than five months.(8) It didn't seem to occur to him that the desecrators might come later.(9) Until then, we must depend on the statue desecrators to remind the nation about choices and consequences.(10) Yet in many ways he remains an outlier and an oddity on the cultural scene, a cult figure with plenty of worshippers and plenty of desecrators .(11) Vandals have desecrated graves at a cemetery described as having some of the finest funerary art in the North of England.(12) A tombstone standing over a grave for over 100 years was desecrated and pieces of the headstone were scattered over the area.(13) She had the misfortune to be married to that monster of self-indulgence Henry VIII, the desecrator of our monasteries.(14) This is an act of desecration and vandalism and it is very disappointing from our point of view and upsetting for visitors that this property has been stolen.(15) They've ruined our economy, apparently seized our oil and desecrated our sacred sites and our museums.(16) Five months after a church was desecrated by vandals, defiant parishioners have rebuilt their place of worship.
1. violate ::
2. unhallow ::
3. profane ::
Different Formsdesecrate, desecrated, desecrates, desecrating
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