Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To desecrate; pollute; degrade.

Part of speech: adjective

Irreverent; blasphemous.

Part of speech: adjective

Secular; uninspired.

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Usage examples "profane":

  1. Just here let me say that such an expression is not a profane one. - "Hoosier Mosaics", Maurice Thompson.
  2. Five bloody and cruel wars have I lived to see in safety and yet am I reserved to meet this disgraceful and profane end at last." - "The Red Rover", James Fenimore Cooper.
  3. When company was expected she removed it from its accustomed place, and spread it in a corner of the room where no profane foot could possibly tread on it. - "The Village Watch-Tower", (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin.