profanation

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

Definition of profanation 

: the act or an instance of profaning

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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

1552, in the meaning defined above

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