Definition of deconsecrate
: to remove the sacred character of deconsecrate a church
deconsecrationplay \(ˌ)dē-ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈkrā-shən\ noun
Examples of deconsecrate in a Sentence
hoping to raise much-needed funds, the church elders deconsecrated the 18th-century silver chalice and consigned it to a high-end auction house
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In the decree, Blair cited diminishing membership and intolerable financial burdens among the reasons for deconsecrating St. Margaret, built in 1910.
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