What does the word sacrilegious mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Impious.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by John Bunyan
  3. Ursula's utterance was nearly sacrilegious, in these days when kings and queens ruled by right divine. – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy