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synonyms for sacrilegious

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

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  • clean
  • decent
  • moral
  • pure
  • upright
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How to use sacrilegious in a sentence

Here was truly a sacrilegious adoration; yet we are not told that it excited discontent.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
From thence he commanded the sacrilegious wretch to be thrown down into the ashes, all men thrusting him forward unto death.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
That sacrilegious wretch, who carries on his shield the portrait of Malborgiane, his mistress!
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
It was plain I had stumbled with sacrilegious feet into the room of the daughter of the house.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
They stood in front of the door of the tomb and spoke some sacrilegious words.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
This scandalous outrage was soon reported at Rome, and the sacrilegious usurper was excommunicated and banished.
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Quite probably it would be a sacrilegious defiance of precedent to put a valet in the small bedroom.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
Its floor was taken up, the ground covered with tan-bark, and the window-sashes removed for this sacrilegious purpose.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
They brought before me in a cloud of bitumen and sulphur Duke Rauking, who, the sacrilegious wretch!
THE PONIARD'S HILTEUGNE SUE
A wonderful council this is, made up of beggars, sacrilegious wretches and slaves, to interrogate a bishop!
THE PONIARD'S HILTEUGNE SUE
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WORDS RELATED TO SACRILEGIOUS

  • cursing
  • disrespectful
  • godless
  • impious
  • insulting
  • irreligious
  • profanatory
  • profane
  • sacrilegious
  • swearing
  • ungodly
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