profanation

Definitions of profanation
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n blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character

Synonyms:
blasphemy, desecration, sacrilege
Type of:
irreverence, violation
a disrespectful act

n degradation of something worthy of respect; cheapening

Type of:
debasement, degradation
changing to a lower state (a less respected state)

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