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profane

1. not designed or used for religious purposes; secular
2. not initiated into the inner mysteries or sacred rites

profane

see SACRED AND PROFANE.
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REPUBLIC, June 7, 2015, at 1F (describing how a group of about 250 anti-Muslim protestors, many wearing T-shirts profanely denouncing Islam, sparked a much larger counter-demonstration composed of members of approximately twenty faith-based organizations, which prompted an Imam to tell the counter-demonstrators, "You made goodness victorious.
CNN has dumped Reza Aslan and his program on religion after he profanely damned President Trump in a tweet about the London terror attacks.
Duterte has also cultivated a reputation for tough-talk and has openly and profanely told the United States and other countries to stay out of his war on drugs.
Even today, some congressional colleagues call him 'Senator Hothead'; more than a few have received letters of apology from McCain after being told off by him, sometimes loudly and profanely.
But heaping studied praise to things that are profoundly good should not disable us from harping principled dissent on things profanely bad,' he added.
The hunger for Hollywood fame gets profanely skewered by "Nerdland," an orgy of animated R-rated raunch from Titmouse (creator of TV's "Motorcity," "Metalocalypse" and "Superjail
To the reader's relief, the Bravos profanely refuse his offer and escape the stadium with only a severe beating from some Texan roadies, after they appear humiliatingly as the centerpiece in a hallucinatory Half Time Show featuring Beyonce and Destiny's Child.
I expected to find a lot, but came up with very little: a clip of her profanely leading the chorus of one of her signature protest songs, set to the tune of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," and a precious, audio-only sound-bite from her speech at the first National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights in 1979.
Since, however, they know no taboos and are led by interest, what is to stop them from profanely starting to reshape the constitution the moment it provides them with the rule system for engineering agreement to non-unanimous choices?
The Anne Frank in Auslander's novel is not only appalled but hostile and profanely amused by her reputation.
My own take on blasphemy (the act of speaking profanely about God or sacred things, according to my Chambers dictionary) had always been that it is an utterly nonsensical law.