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Meaning of PROFANITY

Pronunciation:  pru'fan itee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  vulgar or irreverent speech or action
 

PROFANITY is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: blasphemy, curse, curse word, cuss, expletive, oath, obscenity, swearing, swearword, utterance, vocalization, vulgarism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*fan"i*ty\, n. [L. profanitas.]
1. The quality or state of being profane; profaneness;
   irreverence; esp., the use of profane language; blasphemy.

2. That which is profane; profane language or acts.

         The brisk interchange of profanity and folly.
                                               --Buckminster.

 

 

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