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Synonyms for profanation
ˌprɒf əˈneɪ ʃənpro·fa·na·tion

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  1. profanation, desecration, blasphemy, sacrilegenoun

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

    "desecration of the Holy Sabbath"

    Synonyms:
    desecration, sacrilege, blasphemy

  2. profanationnoun

    degradation of something worthy of respect; cheapening

    Synonyms:
    desecration, sacrilege, blasphemy

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  1. profanationnoun

    Synonyms:
    desecration, pollution, misuse, abuse

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  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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