Not sacred or holy; not possessing peculiar sanctity; unconsecrated; hence, relating to matters other than sacred; secular; -- opposed to sacred, religious, or inspired; as, a profane place.
Unclean; impure; polluted; unholy.
Treating sacred things with contempt, disrespect, irreverence, or undue familiarity; irreverent; impious.
Irreverent in language; taking the name of God in vain; given to swearing; blasphemous; as, a profane person, word, oath, or tongue.
To violate, as anything sacred; to treat with abuse, irreverence, obloquy, or contempt; to desecrate; to pollute; as, to profane the name of God; to profane the Scriptures, or the ordinance of God.
To put to a wrong or unworthy use; to make a base employment of; to debase; to abuse; to defile.
When used to refer to language, "Profane" generally describes cursing, irreverent speech, or action. When used In a religious sense, "profane" means something that is not sacred and not associated with religion.
Relates to the treatment of sacred elements, persons with disrespect, disregard. It may, in some contexts, relate closely to the meaning of secular.
the sphere of the ordinary and routine; the everyday, natural world.
violate the sacred character of a place or language; "desecrate a cemetary"; "violate the sanctity of the church"; "profane the name of God"
characterized by profanity or cursing; "foul-mouthed and blasphemous"; "blue language"; "profane words"
not sacred or concerned with religion; "sacred and profane music"; "children being brought up in an entirely profane environment"
not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled
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"
that which is ordinary, part of everyday life [note: another usage, in common parlance, is as the opposite—even pejorative or negative-reverse—of "sacred"; i.e., that which defiles or pollutes what is defined as "sacred"
To make a holy thing impure by treating it with disrespect or irreverence.
A term used to describe the everyday, secular or "worldly," aspects of life.