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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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Agamben would appreciate in his approach a profanatory, farcical third road leading out of the strictures of the binary logic that limits the options to comedy and tragedy.
not attracted to the concept of doubt" (Rushdie, 105), Gulbadan, as a result of a religious pilgrimage, instead of fathoming the traditional religious values, on the contrary, becomes a feminist, inciting to the profanatory manifestation of the free will:
So it is no surprise that she finally favors the materiality of sacrilege as Wise Blood's profanatory mode, especially when that which she profanes is itself relentlessly materialist.