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profanation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of profanation

  1. an act of great disrespect shown to God or to sacred ideas, people, or things <the First Book of the Maccabees tells of the profanation of the temple of Jerusalem by Antiochus IV Epiphanes in 167 b.c.> Synonyms defilement, desecration, impiety, irreverence, blasphemy, sacrilegeRelated Words cursing, profanity, swearing; affront, insult; violation; contamination, corruption, debasement, pollution; sin, trespassNear Antonyms consecration, purification, sanctification; reverence, venerationAntonyms adoration, glorification, worship




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