Definition of sacrilege in English:

sacrilege

Syllabification: sac·ri·lege
Pronunciation: /ˈsakrəlij
 
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noun

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin sacrilegium, from sacrilegus 'stealer of sacred things', from sacer, sacr- 'sacred' + legere 'take possession of'.

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