Textual thesaurus for "profane"

(adj) blasphemous, blue

characterized by profanity or cursing

foul-mouthed and blasphemous; blue language; profane words

(adj) blasphemous, sacrilegious

grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred

blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath; profane utterances against the Church; it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on

(adj) unconsecrated, unsanctified

not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled

(adj) secular

not concerned with or devoted to religion

sacred and profane music; secular drama; secular architecture, children being brought up in an entirely profane environment

(verb) outrage, violate, desecrate

violate the sacred character of a place or language

desecrate a cemetery; violate the sanctity of the church; profane the name of God

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

corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

debauch the young people with wine and women; Socrates was accused of corrupting young men; Do school counselors subvert young children?; corrupt the morals