What does the word profanation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of profaning.

Usage examples for profanation

  1. Will you traverse it, you insignificant worm, who crawl in the dust of your pitiful profanation of the gods? – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  2. It was a most magnificent night, or, rather, it is almost profanation to call it by so black a name, for in that bright northern climate the day seemed to linger, unwilling to give place before the shades of night. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens