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profane

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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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3 depicting or referring to sexual matters in a way that is unacceptable in polite society

  • his idea of dinner table conversation is the telling of profane stories about his alleged sexual exploits
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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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