nothing is sacred

nothing is sacred

A set phrase used to bemoan a real or perceived lack of respect for something or some topic. You should know by now that nothing is sacred for these tabloids. I'm not opposed to being a progressive society, but for kids these days it seems like nothing is sacred!
See also: nothing, sacred

nothing is ˈsacred

often used by somebody to complain that people do not respect traditions, ideas, values, etc. as much as they should: For journalists these days nothing is sacred (= they will write about anything).
See also: nothing, sacred
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It was a slow progression, but nothing is sacred anymore.
When shows like "Nothing Sacred" offer us priests and sisters who wear their humanity and their faith on their sleeves the way an old priest wears his lunch on his cassock, they are not telling us that nothing is sacred, but that everything is.
My CEO friend is undoubtedly right; nothing is sacred anymore in business.
But you have to realize that nothing is sacred and nothing is certain," he adds.