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Synonyms for profanation
ˌprɒf əˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profanation(noun)

    degradation of something worthy of respect; cheapening

    Synonyms:
    acquirement, learning, attainment, accomplishment, skill

  2. profanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilege(noun)

    blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character

    "desecration of the Holy Sabbath"

    Synonyms:
    double-tongued, two-faced, deceitful, double-dealing, double-faced, bimanual, two-handed, ambidextrous, duplicitous

    Antonyms:
    sinistral, honest, left-handed, right(a), honorable, dextral, left-hand(a), right-handed, left(a), right-hand(a)

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. profanation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    desecration, pollution, misuse, abuse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "profanation":

    desecration, defilement, blasphemy

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How to use profanation in a sentence?

  1. Marquis de Sade:

    There is a kind of pleasure which comes from sacrilege or the profanation of the objects offered us for worship.

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