profanation

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

Definition of profanation

: 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.

First Known Use of profanation

1552



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