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profane
used in Anna Karenina

2 uses
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Definition
showing no respect for something thought of as sacred
  • A feeling such as his was profaned by talk of the rivalry of some Petersburg officer, of the suppositions and the counsels of Stepan Arkadyevitch.
    Part One (34% in)
  • But though he liked and respected the princess, Levin could not call her so without a sense of profaning his feeling for his dead mother.
    Part Six (5% in)

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