profanatory

profanatory

[pruh-fan-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, proh-]
adjective
tending to desecrate; profaning.

Origin:
1850–55; profana-t(ion) + -ory1

lewd, obscene, pornographic, profanatory, profane.
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profane (prəˈfeɪn)
 
adj
1.  having or indicating contempt, irreverence, or disrespect for a divinity or something sacred
2.  not designed or used for religious purposes; secular
3.  not initiated into the inner mysteries or sacred rites
4.  vulgar, coarse, or blasphemous: profane language
 
vb
5.  to treat or use (something sacred) with irreverence
6.  to put to an unworthy or improper use
 
[C15: from Latin profānus outside the temple, from pro-1 + fānum temple]
 
profanation
 
n
 
profanatory
 
adj
 
pro'fanely
 
adv
 
pro'faneness
 
n
 
pro'faner
 
n

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