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Definition of Profanity


  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.

Profanity Quotations

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.
Gordie Howe

Under certain circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
Mark Twain

I think the part of media that romanticizes criminal behavior, things that a person will say against women, profanity, being gangster, having multiple children with multiple men and women and not wanting to is prevalent. When you look at the majority of shows on television they placate that kind of behavior.
Bill Cosby

I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred.
Ernest Hemingway

Dollywood is a family park, and all families are welcome. We do have a policy about profanity or controversial messages on clothing or signs. It is to protect the individual wearing or carrying them, as well as to keep down fights or problems by those opposed to it at the park.
Dolly Parton
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Profanity Translations

profanity in German is Weltlichkeit
profanity in Spanish is profanidad
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