desacralize


de·sa·cral·ize

verb \(ˌ)dē-ˈsā-krə-ˌlīz, -ˈsa-\
de·sa·cral·izedde·sa·cral·iz·ing

Definition of DESACRALIZE

transitive verb
:  to divest of sacred qualities or status
de·sa·cral·i·za·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌsā-krə-lī-ˈzā-shən, -ˌsa-\ noun

Examples of DESACRALIZE

  1. <deplores how contemporary society has desacralized and trivialized the celebration of Christmas>

First Known Use of DESACRALIZE

1911

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