Definition of sacrilegious in English:


Line breaks: sac¦ri|le¦gious
Pronunciation: /ˌsakrɪˈlɪdʒəs


Involving or committing sacrilege: a sacrilegious act it seems sacrilegious to say this, but it’s really not that great a film
More example sentences
  • Everything I do seems meaningless, sacrilegious, profane.
  • Is spreading the Dhamma electronically sacrilegious?
  • It was at once the most sacrilegious and yet mystic moment many of them had ever experienced.



Pronunciation: /-ˈlɪdʒəsli/
More example sentences
  • In the cavernous inside of the old church punters are sacrilegiously swilling breezers and spirits underneath the enormous pulpit from which fire and brimstone used to spit.
  • His current fixations are his latest, sacrilegiously monikered band, The New Beatles (their namesakes were bigger than Jesus, weren't they?).
  • Even the richly embroidered crimson tapestry on which Agamemnon sacrilegiously treads is at best suitable for cutting up into dishcloths.

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