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profanation

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an act of great disrespect shown to God or to sacred ideas, people, or things
  • the First Book of the Maccabees tells of the profanation of the temple of Jerusalem by Antiochus IV Epiphanes in 167 b.c.

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The first known use of profanation was in 1552

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“Profanation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/profanation. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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