deconsecrated deconsecrated

Definition(s):

  • (adj) divested of consecration

Usage(s):

  1. The synagogues were deconsecrated before the last Israeli soldiers withdrew.
  2. I called the Russian Orthodox Church to have them deconsecrated because I thought people might feel a little strange wearing them.
  3. I was a fan of this Boy George memoir-pastiche musical when it played in a deconsecrated church basement in the West End in 2002.

News

  • As many as 20…

    Snyder Methodist Church was built in 1903 after the Great Fire of 1901 in Jacksonville. About 20 years ago, it was deconsecrated as a church, and recently it's been closed because of safety issues.
    on April 11, 2014     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

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