Definition of desecrate:
ravish, harm, scandalize, dishonour, shock, mar, outrage, mark, religion, hurt, unhallow, rape, damage, infract, demoralise, misdirect, injure, befoul, deconsecrate, profane, violate, clean, break, subvert, scandalise, plunder, disfigure, assault, appal, appall, transgress, breach, sacred, take its toll, pollute, commit sacrilege, offend, spoil, dishonor, stain, go against.
- "Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends", Gertrude Landa.
- "'O Thou, My Austria!'", Ossip Schubin.
- "Poems of West & East", Vita Sackville-West.