What is another word for profaneness?

Pronunciation: [pɹəfˈe͡ɪnnəs] (IPA)

Profaneness is the quality of being disrespectful or irreverent towards something sacred or holy. There are several synonyms for the word profaneness, such as blasphemy, sacrilege, contempt, irreverence, impudence, impiety and sacrilegiousness. These words describe a level of disrespect towards a religious or sacred object, which is typically considered offensive or blasphemous. While the degree of profaneness may vary depending on the context, these synonyms all convey a sense of irreverence towards something that is considered sacred, and therefore, show a lack of respect towards religious or cultural practices.

What are the hypernyms for Profaneness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Profaneness?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for profaneness (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for profaneness?

Profaneness refers to the act of violating something that is considered sacred or holy. The antonyms for profaneness are respectfulness, holiness, sacredness, veneration, and devotion. Respectfulness refers to the act of showing deference and reverence to something or someone, whereas holiness implies that something has a divine or spiritual nature. Sacredness relates to the state of being holy, solemn or revered. Veneration is the act of showing great respect, honor or admiration towards something or someone. Devotion suggests a deep commitment or loyalty to a belief or cause. These antonyms convey the opposite of profaneness, indicating positive and profound feelings of respect and awe.

What are the antonyms for Profaneness?

Usage examples for Profaneness

At the Restoration he received a pension, but in 1666 Parliament, in a Bill against Atheism and profaneness, passed a censure on his writings, which much alarmed him.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations"
Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
Another resolution strictly enjoined upon the officers of the army-"to see that the good and wholesome rules provided for the discountenancing of profaneness and vice and the preservation of morals among the soldiers are duly and punctually preserved."
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution"
L. Carroll Judson
It is stated that Bishop Morton condemned the profaneness of the company who had disturbed the service at the church.
"Old Church Lore"
William Andrews

Famous quotes with Profaneness

  • The next thing I would mention, and warn you against, is profaneness. This you know is forbidden by God.
    Jupiter Hammon

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