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  • adj. Not having been profaned; unsullied.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not profaned or desecrated; not polluted or violated.


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un- +‎ profaned


  • The Prelude at once echoes and reinforces these sentiments, presenting the young Wordsworth as being sublimely transported by the powers of auditory perception which have remained entirely "unprofaned" by the visual field of the image:

    Gothic Visions, Romantic Acoustics

  • This is no region for tourists and women, only for a few elk and bear hunters at times, and its unprofaned freshness gives me new life.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • From the gloom and chill below I had come up into the pure air and sunset light, and the glory of the unprofaned works of God.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  •   Surely that stream was unprofaned by slaughters,

    Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

  • The world might grow populous at the feet of the Catsgills, but it would leave them untouched and unprofaned in their stern majesty.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • I discovered that my house actually had its site in such a withdrawn, but forever new and unprofaned, part of the universe.


  • Does the fact that a weak mortal sought an unprofaned sanctuary — an island removed from the haunts of men — and there dwelt in tranquillity, happiness and security, represent any just occasion for the relation of his experiences — experiences necessarily out of the common?

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Under my protection you and your sisters-in-faith may enter safely and be unprofaned by association with a male.

    the ship who sang

  • The green lawns and towering camphor trees of Tjibodas suggest the spellbound beauty of some enchanted spot, unprofaned by human foot.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • The office stood not above two hundred feet from the railroad station, at the end of Main Street, where the buildings blended out into the prairie, unfenced, unprofaned by spade or plow.

    Trail's End


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