Origin of sacrilegious
Examples from the Web for sacrilegiously
Historical Examples of sacrilegiously
He fled with a woman to whom he had been sacrilegiously married.
To represent the likenesses of the Prophets is to belittle them inevitably and sacrilegiously.The Life of Mohammad
But he regarded me in a shocked manner at the very idea of so sacrilegiously altering the text!Memoirs of an American Prima Donna
Clara Louise Kellogg
Shagarach started to raise her, but the terrible detonation of a pistol rung out, sacrilegiously invading their quietude.The Incendiary
W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
I remember that the Stonehenge plate greatly impressed me and that I sacrilegiously cut it out of the book so as to have it!Afoot in England
- of, relating to, or involving sacrilege; impious
- guilty of sacrilege
mid-15c., from Latin sacrilegiosum, from sacrilegium (see sacrilege). As a noun, "one who commits a sacrilege," early 14c. Related: Sacrilegiously; sacrilegiousness.