deconsecrate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v deconsecrate remove the consecration from a person or an object
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Deconsecrate To deprive of sacredness; to secularize.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • deconsecrate To deprive of the character conferred by consecration; secularize.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Deconsecrate de-kon′se-krāt to deprive of the character given by consecration: to secularise
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Usage

In literature:

It was her deconsecration.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Episcopals ' deconsecrate ' former nursing home chapel.
Episcopals 'deconsecrate' former nursing home chapel.
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