- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||involving or being a violation, profanation, or destruction of something considered to be sacred.
They defaced the temple walls, destroyed holy books, and committed other sacrilegious acts.
||having committed a sacrilege.
The sacrilegious writer has been denounced.
||sacrilegiously (adv.), sacrilegiousness (n.)
The word sacrilegious
contains the following part:
sacr, sacri, secr
that means holy