Sacrilege(redirected from sacrilage)
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(1) A scornful, mocking, abusive, derisive treatment of something respected and revered; mockery of outstanding scientific discoveries, works of art, noble acts, exploits, moral norms, the memory of great people, heroes, and so forth.
(2) In the Orthodox Church and the legislation of tsarist Russia the term, along with “blasphemy,” for one of the types of crimes against religious belief.
the desecration of something sacred to a church; profanation or blasphemy. Metaphorically, sacrilege may indicate insult to something revered by all.