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Princeton's WordNet

  1. profanelyadverb

    with curses

    "muttering profanely"

  2. profanelyadverb

    in an irreverent or profane manner

    "he kept wondering profanely why everything bad happened to him"


  1. profanelyadverb

    In a profane manner, irreverently, with marked disrespect for the sacred.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Profanelyadverb

    With irreverence to sacred names or things.

    Etymology: from profane.

    I will hold my tongue no more, as touching their wickedness, which they profanely commit. 2 Esdr. xv. 8.

    Let none of things serious, much less of divine,
    When belly and head’s full, profanely dispute. Ben Jonson.

    That proud scholar, intending to erect altars to Virgil , speaks of too profanely. , Notes on the Odyssey.


  1. profanely

    Profanely means in a manner that shows disrespect or contempt for sacred things, particularly religious beliefs or practices. It can also refer to using obscene, vulgar, or irreverent language. The term is often associated with behaviors or speech that are considered blasphemous or sacrilegious.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Profanelyadverb

    in a profane manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of profanely in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of profanely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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