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profane

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1 not involving religion or religious matters
  • It was hard to juggle the requirements of church and our more profane duties.
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2 not showing proper reverence for the holy or sacred
  • offended by the profane language that her coworkers used so casually
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profane

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1 to lower in character, dignity, or quality
  • The once-lovely landscape had been profaned by ugly factories.
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2 to put to a bad or improper use
  • profaned his considerable acting talents by appearing in some wretched movies
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3 to treat (a sacred place or object) shamefully or with great disrespect
  • Invading troops profaned the altar by playing poker on it.
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