profane synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term profane:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. desecrate, profane, outrage, violate(verb)

    violate the sacred character of a place or language

    Synonyms:
    talker, loudspeaker, speaker system, verbaliser, vocalizer, loudspeaker system, speaker unit, speaker, utterer, verbalizer, vocaliser

  2. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirect(verb)

    corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

    Synonyms:
    sequester, particularise, qualify, narrow, put, portion, fix, allot, delineate, pin down, determine, particularize, assign, define, specify, ascribe, intend, sequestrate, arrogate, nail down, delegate, destine, designate, specialize, depute, delimit, specialise, attribute, set apart, impute, delimitate, keep apart, stipulate, limit, set, condition, peg down, isolate, narrow down

    Antonyms:
    generalize, generalise

  3. blasphemous, blue, profane(adj)

    characterized by profanity or cursing

    Synonyms:
    submarine, undersea

    Antonyms:
    overhead, surface

  4. blasphemous, profane, sacrilegious(adj)

    grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred

    Synonyms:
    queasy, ill at ease(p), anxious, restless, unquiet, nervous, awkward

    Antonyms:
    easy, comfortable, untroubled, comfy

  5. profane, unconsecrated, unsanctified(adj)

    not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled

  6. profane, secular(adj)

    not concerned with or devoted to religion

    Antonyms:
    irregular, polymorphous, heterogenous, multiform, heterogeneous, polymorphic

Wiktionary

  1. profane(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    worldly, irreverent, secular, irreligious, godless, vulgar, wicked, temporal, ungodly, unhallowed, impious, unsanctified, unholy

  2. profane(adjective)

    Unclean; ritually impure; unholy, desecrating a holy place or thing.

    Synonyms:
    godless, impious, worldly, unholy, irreligious, temporal, secular, wicked, unsanctified, unhallowed, ungodly, vulgar, irreverent

  3. profane(adjective)

    Not sacred or holy, unconsecrated; relating to non-religious matters, secular.

    Synonyms:
    irreverent, impious, unsanctified, temporal, godless, unholy, unhallowed, ungodly, worldly, secular, vulgar, wicked, irreligious

  4. profane(adjective)

    Treating sacred things with contempt, disrespect, irreverence, or undue familiarity; blasphemous, impious. Hence, specifically; Irreverent in language; taking the name of God in vain; given to swearing; blasphemous; as, a profane person, word, oath, or tongue.

    Synonyms:
    temporal, vulgar, secular, irreverent, godless, unholy, impious, unhallowed, unsanctified, ungodly, irreligious, wicked, worldly

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. profane

    Synonyms:
    contemn, despise, dishonor, disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, violate

    Antonyms:
    celebrate, commemorate, keep, observe, solemnize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. profane(a.)

    Synonyms:
    irreverent, irreligious, blasphemous, wicked, sacrilegious, impious

  2. profane(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unhallowed, impure, polluted

  3. profane(a.)

    Synonyms:
    secular, not sacred

  4. profane(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    desecrate, pollute, defile, abuse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

desecrate



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