Definitions

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  • v. To render not sacred; to deprive of sanctity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To render not sacred; to deprive of sanctity; to desecrate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To deprive of sacred character; desecrate.
  • Not consecrated; unconsecrated.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ consecrate

Examples

  • The exterior of the bare and deserted chapel, long since unconsecrate, was dull and lifeless.

    The Pawns Count

  • And I thought, _Helen_, beyond that -- of a quiet grave in unconsecrate ground, wherein, now nigh fifty years agone, they laid one that had not sinned against the light like to _Blanche Lewthwaite_, yet to whom the world was harder than it is like to be to her.

    Joyce Morrell's Harvest The Annals of Selwick Hall

  • And of this I could give such an instance from something wrote by a certain prelate of theirs, cardinal and archbishop of Beneventum, as were enough, not only to astonish all pious ears, but almost to unconsecrate the very church I speak in.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. II.

  • Ol 'Honey Tone done unconsecrate hisself f'm de parade-leadin' mule. "

    Lady Luck

  • It would have been wiser to leave him, as he desired, out on the down, in ground unconsecrate. "

    Hereward, the Last of the English

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