Definitions for profanityprəˈfæn ɪ ti, proʊ-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. profanity(noun)

    vulgar or irreverent speech or action

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. profanity(Noun)

    The quality of being profane.

    His profanity left the entire audience in shock.

  2. profanity(Noun)

    Obscene, lewd or abusive language.

    He ran up and down the street screaming profanities like a madman.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Profanity(noun)

    the quality or state of being profane; profaneness; irreverence; esp., the use of profane language; blasphemy

  2. Profanity(noun)

    that which is profane; profane language or acts

  3. Origin: [L. profanitas.]

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  1. Profanity

    Profanity is a subset of a language's lexicon that is considered by some to be strongly impolite or offensive. It can show a desecration or debasement of someone or something, or show strong or intense emotion. Profanity can take the form of words, expressions, gestures, or other social behaviours that are construed or interpreted as insulting, rude, vulgar, obscene, obnoxious, foul, desecrating, or other forms.

Translations for profanity

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Fluch, ProfanitätGerman
  • αθυροστομίαGreek
  • profano, lenguaje soez, blasfemiaSpanish
  • kirosanaFinnish
  • gros mot, impiété, insanitéFrench
  • makian, bahasa kotor, bahasa kasar, umpatan, kata-kata kotorIndonesian
  • 雑言, 冒涜, 卑語Japanese
  • pisuhanJavanese
  • wulgaryzm, przekleństwoPolish
  • înjurăturăRomanian
  • матерщина, мат, сквернословие, богохульство, ругань, брань, профанацияRussian

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