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Definition of "profanatory" []

  • Profaning or desecrating; destructive to sacred character or nature; apt to produce irreverence, contempt, or the like.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "profanatory" in a sentence
  • "Every one now had tasted the wassail-cup except Paulina, whose pas de fée, ou de fantaisie, nobody thought of interrupting to offer so profanatory a draught; but she was not to be overlooked, nor baulked of her mortal privileges."
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