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Definition of "profaned" [profaned]

  • Treated with irreverence or lacking due respect. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of profane. (verb)

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Use "profaned" in a sentence
  • "I had not heard him speak of his little sister -- I could easily guess the reason -- he would run the risk of having her name profaned by careless lips."
  • "He had not conceived it possible that the breath of blame could approach such a character as Caroline's -- he was struck with surprise, and shocked, on hearing her name profaned by common scandal, and spoken of as the victim of a disappointed passion, the scorn of one of the most distinguished families in England."
  • "They had by sin profaned the crown of their peculiarity, and lived in common with the uncircumcised nations, and so had forfeited the benefit of that peculiarity and must expect to fare never the better for it."
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