how to pronounce desecrate


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desecrate is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of desecrate in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… and he did desire to desecrate her …”

meanings of desecrate


  1. To change in an inappropriate and destructive way.
  2. To remove the consecration from someone or something; to deconsecrate.
  3. To profane or violate the sacredness or sanctity of something.


  1. Desecrated.

desecrate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word desecrate occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics desecrate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that desecrate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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