Definition of Profaned

1. Adjective. Treated irreverently or sacrilegiously.

Exact synonyms: Violated
Similar to: Desecrated



Definition of Profaned

1. Adjective. Treated with irreverence or lacking due respect. ¹

2. Verb. (past of profane) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Profaned

1. profane [v] - See also: profane

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profaned

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profaned (current term)
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Literary usage of Profaned

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1. A Dictionary of the Holy Bible by John Brown (1816)
"God profaned the princes of hit sanctuary, and polluted his people, when he cave up ... The Jews profaned the holiness of the Lord, when they prostituted ..."

2. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"Ae hath profaned the hallowed thing 12. neither shall thou profane the name ... Israel had profaned among the heathen, 22. which ye hace profaned among the ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"ONE WORD is Too OFTEN profaned ONE word is too often profaned For me to profane it, One feeling too falsely disdain'd For thee to disdain it. ..."

4. The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American by Charlotte Fiske Bates (1910)
"ONE WORD IS TOO OFTEN profaned. ONE word is too often profaned For me to profane it, One feeling too falsely disdained For thee to disdain it, ..."

5. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"ONE WORD IS TOO OFTEN profaned. ONE word is too often profaned For thee to disdain it. One hope is too like despair For me to profane it, One feeling too ..."

6. Angelic Wisdom Concerning the Divine Providence by Emanuel Swedenborg, George Woolworth Colton (1918)
"Consequently if the spiritual sense of the Word, in which the Lord and all angelic wisdom are present, had been unveiled, the Word would have been profaned, ..."

7. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"But the edict of Hadrian was renewed and enforced, and they viewed from afar the walls of the holy city, which were profaned in their eyes by the triumph of ..."

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