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PROFANE





Definition:

  1. [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"
    Synonyms: corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, vitiate, deprave, misdirect

  2. [verb] violate the sacred character of a place or language; "desecrate a cemetary"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God"
    Synonyms: desecrate, outrage, violate

  3. [adjective] characterized by profanity or cursing; "foul-mouthed and blasphemous"; "blue language"; "profane words"
    Synonyms: blasphemous, blue

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

  5. [adjective] not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled
    Synonyms: unconsecrated, unsanctified

  6. [adjective] 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"
    Synonyms: blasphemous, sacrilegious

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