The definition of sacrilegious is an act that destroys, hurts or ruins something sacred.
An example of a sacrilegious act is the burning of a cross.
- that is or involves sacrilege
- guilty of sacrilege
Committing sacrilege or characterized by sacrilege.
(comparative more sacrilegious, superlative most sacrilegious)
From Latin sacer + legÅ (“steal something sacred").