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Another word for profane

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Adjective
  1. Showing irreverence and contempt for something sacred

    See also:

    sacred

  2. Not religious in subject matter, form, or use

      1. Of, relating to, or devoted to the material world, especially in contrast to spiritual concerns.
      2. Experienced in human affairs; sophisticated or worldly-wise:
      3. In a worldly manner.
      1. Of, relating to, or limited by time:
      2. Of or relating to the material world; worldly:
      3. Lasting only for a time; not eternal; passing:
      1. Worldly rather than spiritual:
      2. Not relating to religion or to a religious body; nonreligious:
      3. Not bound by the full monastic rule of a religious order. Used of clergy.
      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
    See also:

    sacred

  3. Offensive to accepted standards of decency

    See also:

    decent

Verb
  1. To spoil or mar the sanctity of

      1. To disregard or act in a manner that does not conform to (a law or promise, for example).
      2. To assault (a person) sexually.
      3. To do harm to (property or qualities considered sacred); desecrate or defile.
      1. To make unfit for or harmful to living things, especially by the addition of waste matter.
      2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors:
      3. To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
      1. To violate the sacredness of; profane.
      1. To make filthy or dirty; pollute:
      2. To debase the pureness or excellence of; corrupt:
      3. To profane or sully (a reputation, for example).

Another word for profane

Modifier
  1. Worldly

    See also:

    worldly

  2. Irreverent

Verb