PROFANE

profane

1. [Adjective]: not sacred or concerned with religion; "sacred and profane music"; "children being brought up in an entirely profane environment"

2. characterized by profanity or cursing; "foul-mouthed and blasphemous"; "blue language"; "profane words"

3. not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled

4. grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred; "blasphemous rites of a witches'' Sabbath"; "profane utterances against the Church"; "it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on"

5. [Verb]: violate the sacred character of a place or language; "desecrate a cemetary"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God"

6. [Verb]: corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"

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