defilement :

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  • n  the state of being polluted

  • Koranic defilement is a recurring Islamic concern.
  • To keep it from defilement.
  • Even before it went into effect British Jew Rudolph Selz had been arrested for "racial defilement" of a German woman and non-Jew Edmond Thomas is in jail for consorting with a .

  • Paul Carney in Irish Independent
    Mr Justice Carney noted this was the first case of "defilement of a girl under 15 years" as enacted in the 2006 legislation to come before the court and that the Oireachtas believed it merited up to life imprisonment.
  • Jacques Chirac in International Herald Tribune
    This defilement is even more shocking since it affected the tombs of soldiers who gave their lives for France,Chirac said in a statement.
  • Pope Benedict XVI in Edmonton Journal
    During New Year's Eve vespers at St Peter's Basilica, traditionally addressed to Romans, the Pope said: "Not a few, especially young people, are attracted by a false glorification or even defilement of the body and the banalization of sexuality."

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