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  • adj.immoral, crude, disrespectful of religion
  • verbdefile, desecrate

synonyms for profane

  • abusive
  • blasphemous
  • coarse
  • indecent
  • irreverent
  • nasty
  • obscene
  • sacrilegious
  • vulgar
  • dirty
  • foul
  • unhallowed
  • atheistic
  • filthy
  • godless
  • heathen
  • idolatrous
  • impious
  • impure
  • infidel
  • irreligious
  • irreverential
  • mundane
  • pagan
  • profanatory
  • raunchy
  • sinful
  • smutty
  • temporal
  • transient
  • transitory
  • unconsecrated
  • ungodly
  • unholy
  • unsanctified
  • wicked
  • worldly
See also synonyms for: profaned
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antonyms for profane

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  • clean
  • decent
  • kind
  • moral
  • nice
  • polite
  • pure
  • refined
  • religious
  • respectful
  • reverent
  • sacred
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How to use profane in a sentence

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled for a Pennsylvania cheerleader whose profane off-campus rant cost her a spot on the squad, saying the First Amendment rights of public school students are not to be easily cast aside.
SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADER IN FREE-SPEECH DISPUTE OVER PROFANE SNAPCHAT RANTROBERT BARNESJUNE 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Joan Henry Ursinus died; a Lutheran divine, eminent for his learning in sacred and profane history.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Those who hold the truth cannot enter into it with the infidel, the unbeliever, the erroneous or profane.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
That dwell in sepulchres, and sleep in the temple of idols: that eat swine's flesh, and profane broth is in their vessels.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And they shall teach my people the difference between holy and profane, and shew them how to discern between clean and unclean.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Baltasar's profane banquet: his sentence is denounced by a handwriting on the wall, which Daniel reads and interprets.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And they said: We will not come forth, neither will we obey the king's edict, to profane the sabbath day.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But Judas pursued them close, punishing the profane, of whom he slew thirty thousand men.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It was all so infinitely great, yet so little, poverty-stricken yet noble, a mingling of sacred and profane.
AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERRORHONORE DE BALZAC
Astonished at such a declaration, this worthy sufferer ably rejoined, "that his words were as impure, as they were profane."
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
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WORDS RELATED TO PROFANE

  • cursing
  • disrespectful
  • godless
  • impious
  • insulting
  • irreligious
  • profanatory
  • profane
  • sacrilegious
  • swearing
  • ungodly
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