Examples of profanation in a Sentence
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
Synonymsdefilement, desecration, impiety, irreverence, blasphemy, sacrilege
Antonymsadoration, glorification, worship
Related Wordscursing, profanity, swearing; affront, insult; violation; contamination, corruption, debasement, pollution; sin, trespass
Near Antonymsconsecration, purification, sanctification; reverence, veneration
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