profane


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Synonyms for profane

Synonyms for profane

showing irreverence and contempt for something sacred

not religious in subject matter, form, or use

to spoil or mar the sanctity of

Synonyms for profane

violate the sacred character of a place or language

characterized by profanity or cursing

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not concerned with or devoted to religion

not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled

grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred

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Dubai: A tourist has been jailed for three months for using profane language and cursing Islam and Muslims when airport police woke him up after he dozed off in a drunken state near their office.
Profane words are also useful for fostering intimacy and solidarity with others.
The aim of this paper is to outline a specific medium of visual representation--religious broadcasting as a contemporary example of how the interference between sacred and profane is negotiated in the paradigm of mediated reality.
Meanwhile, students and religious workers of different parties today staged protest demonstration against the profane caricatures in Hafizabad, Pindi Bhattian, Jalalpur and Sukheke and have called upon the government to take concrete measures to stop deliberate publication and republication of such remarks.
3 percent of anonymous comments included language that was vulgar, racist, profane or hateful as compared to only 28.
Lane sat facing the families of the children he shot and gave a brief profane statement.
This would hopefully prevent politicians like Mitchell allegedly being so unprofessional and resorting to profane language in such a public way.
arranged a protest meeting against profane film at Moon Market, Gulshan-e-Ravi.
W)' rally to protest the profane, anti-Islam movie.
T]he man who has made his choice in favor of a profane life never succeeds in completely doing away with religious behavior.
How else to account for the fact that he's a bloke who appears permanently on the point of fury, always ready to boil over into profane rage?
The Sacred and Profane in English Renaissance Literature.
Agamben argues for an understanding of the profane beyond the dichotomy of the sacred and profane, the result being a fascinating mix of sociology, politics and theology.
There can be no doubt that this was an intentional airing of patently offensive language on the public airwaves," says the AFA, "as the person wearing the profane t-shirt was culled by Fox Network's broadcast crew from more than 70,000 spectators in the stadium.