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Definition of sacrilegious:
  • part of speech: (adjective)

    Violating sacred things; containing sacrilege.

Usage examples for sacrilegious:
The Babylonian chronicler tells us that for eight years there were " no kings;" the image of Bel- Merodach had been cast to the ground by the sacrilegious conqueror, and there was none who could legitimise his right to rule. ” Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations, - Archibald Sayce.
“ I am not so sacrilegious as to wish that Sir William Wallace should transfer that heart to me, which the blood of Marion forever purchased. ” The Scottish Chiefs, - Jane Porter.

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Cautious; circumspect.

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