pro·​fa·​na·​to·​ry prō-ˈfa-nə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce profanatory (audio)
-ˈfā- How to pronounce profanatory (audio)
: tending to profane : desecrating

Word History

First Known Use

1815, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of profanatory was in 1815

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“Profanatory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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