sacrilegious

Part of speech: adverb

Sacrilegiously.

Part of speech: noun

SACRILEGIOUSNESS.

Part of speech: adjective

Impious.

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Usage examples "sacrilegious":

  1. I must admit to you that my mind has often revolted at this belief; and the thought that Grace was merely of the earth has always seemed to me sacrilegious. - "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
  2. Besides, thou hast, as with sacrilegious hands, taken thyself with all that was mine in thee, and hast given all to my foe, and to the greatest enemy my Father has. - "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
  3. Ursula's utterance was nearly sacrilegious, in these days when kings and queens ruled by right divine. - "The Tangled Skein", Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy.