adjective Date: 1853 tending to profane ; desecrating

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • profanatory — /preuh fan euh tawr ee, tohr ee, proh /, adj. tending to desecrate; profaning. [1850 55; PROFANA T(ION) + ORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • profanatory — adj. serving to desecrate what is sacred, blasphemous; defiling, contaminating, making impure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • profanatory — pro·fan·a·tory …   English syllables

  • profanatory — /prəˈfænətri/ (say pruh fanuhtree) adjective tending to desecrate; profaning …   Australian English dictionary

  • profanatory — adjective profaning or tending to desecrate • Similar to: ↑profane, ↑secular …   Useful english dictionary

  • profaner — See profanatory. * * * …   Universalium

  • profanely — See profanatory. * * * …   Universalium

  • apostate — Synonyms and related words: Sabbath breaker, atheist, atheistic, backslider, backsliding, blasphemer, blasphemous, bolter, collaborationist, collaborative, collaborator, convert, defector, degenerate, demurrer, deserter, disloyal, dissenter,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • atheistic — Synonyms and related words: apostate, atheist, backsliding, blasphemous, disbelieving, faithless, fallen, fallen from grace, gentile, goyish, heathen, impious, infidel, infidelic, irreligious, irreverent, lapsed, minimifidian, misbelieving, non… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • backsliding — Synonyms and related words: Adamic, about face, amorality, apostasy, apostate, atheism, atheistic, backing, backset, backslide, backward motion, backward step, betrayal, blasphemous, bolt, breakaway, carnal, carnality, criminality, defection,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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