Profane

Antonyms of PROFANE

Examples of usage:

  1. This too we have taken as spoil from the enemy, and instead of profane Italian words, you will here find in your own language thoughts that may be spoken without fear." "The Vicar of Wrexhill" by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  2. Sometimes, especially in the company of the profane, they are uttered sotto voce, as if to satisfy the secret conscience. "The Vicar of Wrexhill" by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  3. It does happen that the drollest character in all Marston's plays is also the most offensive in his language-" the foulest- mouthed profane railing brother"; but the drollest passages in the whole part are those that least want washing. "The Age of Shakespeare" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
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