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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Violate the sacred character of a place or language; Corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; adj. - Not sacred or concerned with religion; adj. - Characterized by cursing;

Usage examples (4)
  • War is a profane thing.
  • Blocks 'profane' videos, while Facebook ban awaits a court ruling
  • To which there's a predictably very 'profane' (i.e., insulting) denoument.
  • If we do not, we shall be 'profane' persons like Esau, 'who for one morsel of meat sold his birthright.' for more
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