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Difference Between Impious and Profane

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Impious

Impious is a Swedish thrash/death metal band.
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Profane

Marked by contempt or irreverence for what is sacred.
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Impious

Lacking reverence; not pious.
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Profane

Nonreligious in subject matter, form, or use; secular
Sacred and profane music.
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Impious

Lacking due respect or dutifulness
Impious toward one's parents.
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Profane

Not admitted into a body of secret knowledge or ritual; uninitiated.
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Impious

Not pious.
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Profane

Vulgar; coarse.
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Impious

Lacking reverence or respect, especially towards a god.
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Profane

To treat with irreverence
Profane the name of God.
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Impious

Not pious; wanting piety; irreligious; irreverent; ungodly; profane; wanting in reverence for the Supreme Being; as, an impious deed; impious language.
When vice prevails, and impious men bear away,The post of honor is a private station.
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Profane

To put to an improper, unworthy, or degrading use; abuse.
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Impious

Lacking piety or reverence for a god
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Profane

Unclean; ritually impure; unholy, desecrating a holy place or thing.
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Impious

Lacking due respect or dutifulness;
Impious toward one's parents
An undutiful son
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Profane

Not sacred or holy, unconsecrated; relating to non-religious matters, secular.
Profane authors
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Impious

Lacking piety and reverence for a god
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Profane

Treating sacred things with contempt, disrespect, irreverence, or scorn; blasphemous, impious.
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Profane

Irreverent in language; taking the name of God in vain
A profane person, word, oath, or tongue
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Profane

A person or thing that is profane.
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Profane

(freemasonry) A person not a Mason.
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Profane

(transitive) To violate (something sacred); to treat with abuse, irreverence, obloquy, or contempt; to desecrate
One should not profane the name of God.
To profane the Scriptures
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Profane

(transitive) To put to a wrong or unworthy use; to debase; to abuse; to defile.
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Profane

Not sacred or holy; not possessing peculiar sanctity; unconsecrated; hence, relating to matters other than sacred; secular; - opposed to sacred, religious, or inspired; as, a profane place.
The profane wreath was suspended before the shrine.
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Profane

Unclean; impure; polluted; unholy.
Nothing is profane that serveth to holy things.
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Profane

Treating sacred things with contempt, disrespect, irreverence, or undue familiarity; irreverent; impious.
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Profane

To violate, as anything sacred; to treat with abuse, irreverence, obloquy, or contempt; to desecrate; to pollute; as, to profane the name of God; to profane the Scriptures, or the ordinance of God.
The priests in the temple profane the sabbath.
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Profane

To put to a wrong or unworthy use; to make a base employment of; to debase; to abuse; to defile.
So idly to profane the precious time.
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Profane

Corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality;
Debauch the young people with wine and women
Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
Do school counselors subvert young children?
Corrupt the morals
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Profane

Violate the sacred character of a place or language;
Desecrate a cemetary
Violate the sanctity of the church
Profane the name of God
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Profane

Characterized by profanity or cursing;
Foul-mouthed and blasphemous
Blue language
Profane words
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Profane

Not sacred or concerned with religion;
Sacred and profane music
Children being brought up in an entirely profane environment
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Profane

Not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled
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Profane

Grossly irreverent toward what is held to be sacred;
Blasphemous rites of a witches' Sabbath
Profane utterances against the Church
It is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on
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