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Definition of Profanity

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

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

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

I'm always trying to reach a transcendent point, a romantic point, but reach it in a really unconventional way, a really profane way. To get to that romantic, touching, heartbreaking place, but through a lot of acts of profanity.
Chuck Palahniuk

I've never used one word of profanity in front of my wife, or my daughter, or my granddaughter... or anybody else's wife.
Tommy Lasorda

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

profanity in German is Weltlichkeit
profanity in Spanish is profanidad
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