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profane

profane - Dictionary definition and meaning for word profane

Definition
(verb) corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
Example Sentence
  • debauch the young people with wine and women
  • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
  • Do school counselors subvert young children?
  • corrupt the morals

Definition
(verb) violate the sacred character of a place or language
Synonyms : desecrate , outrage , violate
Example Sentence
  • desecrate a cemetery
  • violate the sanctity of the church
  • profane the name of God

Definition
(adj) characterized by profanity or cursing
Synonyms : blasphemous , blue
Example Sentence
  • foul-mouthed and blasphemous
  • blue language
  • profane words

Definition
(adj) not concerned with or devoted to religion
Synonyms : secular
Example Sentence
  • sacred and profane music
  • secular drama
  • secular architecture
  • children being brought up in an entirely profane environment

Definition
(adj) not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled
Definition
(adj) grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred
Synonyms : blasphemous , sacrilegious
Example Sentence
  • blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath
  • profane utterances against the Church
  • it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for profane

PROPANE - propane being unextinguishable is not allowed in mosques/temples etc.
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by userdce

when a person is a fan" of porn" films then he is voliated from the good ppl'z gang
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by nikhilsuhas

threw propane gas on the idol to desecrate it.
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by vikas023

profane=peevish+rogue+fan,if some one is a fan of rogue,it means u will not respect the sacred things
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by anudeep meka

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