Definition of Profaner

1. n. One who treats sacred things with irreverence, or defiles what is holy; one who uses profane language.



Definition of Profaner

1. Noun. One who profanes. A person who desecrates or defiles. ¹

2. Adjective. (comparative of profane) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Profaner

1. one that profanes [n -S] - See also: profanes

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profaner

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proetids
proette
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proface
profamily
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profaner (current term)
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Literary usage of Profaner

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1. The poetical works of S.T. Coleridge, including the dramas of Wallenstein by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1829)
"profaner of the altar and the hearth, Against thy Emperor and fellow-citizens Thou mean'st to wage the war. Friedland, beware— The evil spirit of revenge ..."

2. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1853)
"Hide me, soft cloud, from their profaner eyes, Till insolent Rebellion take the field ; And as their spirits with their counsels rise, I frustrate all with ..."

3. A New Pocket Dictionary of the French and English Languages: In Two Parts by Thomas Nugent, J. Ouiseau (1830)
"... proem, proem i ¡ил Profanateur, a profaner Profanation, sf. tion Profane, 12. as profane; profaner profaner, va. to profane, abuse Proférer, ..."

4. The Royal Phraseological English-French, French-English Dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1845)
"It is a profanation of the Lords day, c'est une profanation du dimanche—c'est profaner le dimanche, it is little less than profanation to alter it, ..."

5. Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and by William Swinton (1894)
"There, in close covert by some brook, 130 Where no profaner eye may look, ... The word "profaner" | displaying to my inward vision has not here the full ..."

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