profanation

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noun prof·a·na·tion \ˌprä-fə-ˈnā-shən, ˌprō-\

Definition of profanation

  1. :  the act or an instance of profaning

Examples of profanation in a sentence

  1. the First Book of the Maccabees tells of the profanation of the temple of Jerusalem by Antiochus IV Epiphanes in 167 b.c.

1552

First Known Use of profanation

1552



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