Found 3 items, similar to profane.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: 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”
2: violate the sacred character of a place or language;
“desecrate a cemetary”
; “violate the sanctity of the
; “profane the name of God”
adj 1: characterized by profanity or cursing; “foul-mouthed and
; “blue language”
; “profane words”
2: not sacred or concerned with religion; “sacred and profane
; “children being brought up in an entirely profane
3: not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled [syn: unconsecrated
4: grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred;
“blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath”
utterances against the Church”
; “it is sacrilegious to
enter with shoes on”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Profaned
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Profaning
.] [L. profanare: cf. F. profaner. See
1. To violate, as anything sacred; to treat with abuse,
irreverence, obloquy, or contempt; to desecrate; to
pollute; as, to profane the name of God; to profane the
Scriptures, or the ordinance of God.
The priests in the temple profane the sabbath.
2. To put to a wrong or unworthy use; to make a base
employment of; to debase; to abuse; to defile.
So idly to profane the precious time. --Shak.
, a. [F., fr. L. profanus, properly, before
the temple, i. e., without the temple, unholy; pro before +
fanum temple. See 1st Fane
1. Not sacred or holy; not possessing peculiar sanctity;
unconsecrated; hence, relating to matters other than
sacred; secular; -- opposed to sacred, religious, or
inspired; as, a profane place. “Profane authors.”
The profane wreath was suspended before the shrine.
2. Unclean; impure; polluted; unholy.
Nothing is profane that serveth to holy things.
3. Treating sacred things with contempt, disrespect,
irreverence, or undue familiarity; irreverent; impious.
Hence, specifically; Irreverent in language; taking the
name of God in vain; given to swearing; blasphemous; as, a
profane person, word, oath, or tongue. --1 Tim. i. 9.
Syn: Secular; temporal; worldly; unsanctified; unhallowed;
unholy; irreligious; irreverent; ungodly; wicked;
godless; impious. See Impious