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See definition of desecrating on Dictionary.com
  • as inimpious
  • as insacrilegious

synonyms for desecrating

  • blasphemous
  • indecent
  • obscene
  • sinful
  • atheistic
  • dirty
  • filthy
  • foul
  • godless
  • heathen
  • impious
  • infidel
  • irreligious
  • irreverent
  • irreverential
  • pagan
  • ungodly
  • unhallowed
  • unholy
  • violating
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antonyms for desecrating

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  • holy
  • pious
  • religious
  • clean
  • decent
  • moral
  • pure
  • upright
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How to use desecrating in a sentence

The people of the South charge the Union army with desecrating their church edifices.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Parliament has several times intervened to save the Lake District from the desecrating intrusion of useless railways.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
In the far corner the crouching Nap gnawed at that head, tearing, mutilating, desecrating.
BUNKER BEANHARRY LEON WILSON
In this part of the country, the people are too religious to think of desecrating the Sabbath by violence and armed bands.
THE CHAINBEARERJ. FENIMORE COOPER
She had terrified him too much; had dared to lay desecrating hands on the thing dearest to him in the world.
PATHS OF JUDGEMENTANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
The popular mind had seemingly forgotten the original uses of the place they were desecrating with fireworks and variety shows.
BEAUTIFUL BRITAINGORDON HOME
But no desecrating hand was laid on the old oaken benches with their carved finials.
NOTWITHSTANDINGMARY CHOLMONDELEY
His palace was pillaged, and the mob even laid desecrating hands upon Ilaria's tomb.
TUSCAN SCULPTURE OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURYESTELLE M. HURLL
They took up their quarters at Boyle, and occupied themselves in wantonly desecrating the abbey.
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF IRELAND FROM AD 400 TO 1800MARY FRANCES CUSACK
The feeling is intense, especially since the rash act of Malort in desecrating the flag.
DANGER! AND OTHER STORIESARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
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