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    sacrilegious

    sacrilegious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sacrilegious

    Definition
    (adj) grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
    Synonyms : blasphemous , profane
    Example Sentence
    • blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath
    • profane utterances against the Church
    • it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sacrilegious

sacrilegious can be split as SAC(k) + RELIGIOUS(religious) beliefs. So one who sacks religious beliefs will commit PROFANE acts... ie speak against..

Concentrate on first half part of the word- Sacri,,treat it as sacrifice..Nw sacrilegious means one who shows lack of respect to GOD,,so he wud neva sacrifice for GOD.

sacred image ke aage LEG rakhna is sacrilegious

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one who does not sacrifies for religious things is sacrilegious.

SACRILEGIOUS and IMPIOUS are rhyming words which refer to someone who is blasphemous, who shows disrespect to something that is sacred.

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