consecrated vs desecrated consecrate
dedicated dedicated adj. 1. wholly committed to a purpose or cause; as, a dedicated musician.

Syn: devoted. [WordNet 1.5]

2. zealous in loyalty or affection; as, dedicated nurses.

Syn: devoted. [WordNet 1.5]

3. set apart especially for a higher purpose; as, a life dedicated to science. [Narrower terms: {consecrated (vs. desecrated), consecrate}]

Syn: dedicated to(predicate), devoted to(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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