un·​con·​se·​crat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈkän(t)-sə-ˌkrā-təd How to pronounce unconsecrated (audio) \

Definition of unconsecrated

: not having been made or declared sacred : not consecrated buried in unconsecrated ground an unconsecrated offering

Examples of unconsecrated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was the time that Patterson and a fellow altar boy—Patterson grew up in a devoutly Catholic family—almost got caught with a stash of unconsecrated Communion hosts that his friend had squirrelled away for post-Mass snacking. Laura Miller, The New Yorker, 13 June 2022 The cocktail is made with Kikori Rice Whiskey, Clement coconut, lemon, black sesame and Japanese chili, garnished with red, white and blue unconsecrated communion wafers. San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 June 2019

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First Known Use of unconsecrated

1579, in the meaning defined above

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30 Jun 2022

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“Unconsecrated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconsecrated. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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