desecrated desecrated  /dɛ zə ˈkreɪ tɪd/


  • (adj) treated with contempt


  1. At least two Protestant churches in the area have been similarly desecrated.
  2. And while desecrated, defecated-on statues are immune, live human beings are not.
  3. Especially when they're being desecrated, dishonored and dragged through the streets of foreign cities.


  1. Cleansing, healing after shooting at St. James

    OGDEN — Father Erik Richtsteig led his flock around the chapel as he sprinkled holy water to cleanse the desecrated...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX 13 Utah

  2. Deputies: Suspects vandalize Jones County church, desecrate U.S. flag

    Two men have been charged for allegedly vandalizing a Jones County church in an attempt to steal money. Deputies said the suspects also desecrated an American flag during the crime.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: News Channel 12 New Bern


  1. In the YouTube video, he said: "What Elton John has done is desecrated the image of the Lord Jesus Christ, blasphemed the Lord Jesus Christ."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Neal Horsley Source:

  2. Paet said he had been "assured that Russia would fulfill its obligations in ensuring the safety of all Estonian representations in Russia. A day later, the wall of the Estonian Embassy in Moscow has been desecrated," he said in a statement.
    on Apr 28, 2007 By: Urmas Paet Source: Brisbane Times

  3. "Our country can be more than just dirty extractive industries - cow faeces in our water and national parks desecrated by mining. We can be more than a quick buck, more than what we can dig up, suck up and sell off," says Norman.
    on May 19, 2010 By: Russel Norman Source: TVNZ

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