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The meaning of Profaning

Profaning – definition

verb

Treat (something sacred) with irreverence or disrespect.

Usage examples:

It was a serious matter to profane a tomb
adjective

Not relating to that which is sacred or religious; secular.

Usage examples:

A talk that tackled topics both sacred and profane
adjective

(of a person or their behaviour) not respectful of religious practice; irreverent.

Usage examples:

A profane person might be tempted to violate the tomb

Profaning translation into English

Profaning: translate from English into Chinese

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亵渎, 渎

Profaning: translate from English into Dutch

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Ontheiligen, Ontwijden, Schenden, Profaneren, Misbruiken

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Profaner

Profaning: translate from English into German

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Entweihen, Entheiligen, Profanieren, Sich vergreifen an

Profaning: translate from English into Hindi

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अपवित्र, अपवित्र करना, दूषित करना, बदनाम करना, अपमानित करना

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Profanare

Profaning: translate from English into Korean

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모독, ...의 신성을 더럽히다, 남용하다, 오용하다

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Осквернение, Осквернять, Профанировать

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Profanando, Profanar

Word origin

late Middle English (in the sense ‘heathen’): from Old French prophane, from Latin profanus ‘outside the temple, not sacred’, from pro- (from Latin pro ‘before’) + fanum ‘temple’.

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