Definition of Profaning

1. Verb. (present participle of profane) ¹



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Definition of Profaning

1. profane [v] - See also: profane

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profaning

prof
proface
profamily
profanation
profanations
profanatory
profane
profaned
profanely
profaneness
profanenesses
profaner
profaners
profanes
profanest
profaning (current term)
profanities
profanity
profanity delay
profanity delays
profection
profectitious
profeminism
profeminist
profeminists
profer
proferens
proferred
proferring
profers

Literary usage of Profaning

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1. Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow (1914)
"Jacob Knight, Ephraim Hall, Jasper Griffin and Peeter Jenkins, for profaning the Lord's day by laboring about brick, were fined. If Mr. William Norton was ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Kan's phrase about the Christian profaning in the amphitheatre the lips with which he had spoken Amen to greet the All-Holy (De Spect., xxv). ..."

3. Individual Training in Our Colleges by Clarence Frank Birdseye (1907)
"Entrance requirements. Christ at the bottom. Two Scripture readings daily. profaning God's name, etc. Redeeming the time. ..."

4. The National Preacher (1839)
"Yet ye briny more wrath upon Israel, by profaning the Sabbath. ALMOST a century had elapsed, after the decree of Cyrus authorizing the captive Jews in ..."

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