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Synonyms of 'desecration'

(noun) 
The whole area has been shocked by the desecration of the cemetery.
Synonyms
violation
This violation of the church is not the first such incident.
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blasphemy
She described the killings as a blasphemy before God.
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sacrilege
Stealing from a place of worship was considered a sacrilege.
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profanation

Additional synonyms

in the sense of blasphemy
Definition
behaviour or language that shows disrespect for God or sacred things
She described the killings as a blasphemy before God.
Synonyms
cursing,
profanation,
profaneness,
impiousness
in the sense of defilement
Synonyms
profanation
in the sense of sacrilege
Definition
the misuse of or disrespect shown to something sacred
Stealing from a place of worship was considered a sacrilege.
Synonyms

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