desecration

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noun des·e·cra·tion \ˌde-si-ˈkrā-shən\

Definition of desecration

  1. :  an act or instance of desecrating :  the state of being desecrated

Examples of desecration in a sentence

  1. <the communicants were aghast at the desecration of the altar>

Circa 1717

First Known Use of desecration

circa 1717



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