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profanity

pro·fan·i·ty

profanity

 
pronunciation:
pr fae nih ti [or] pro fae nih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: profanities
definition 1: vulgar, obscene, or irreverent language, or the use thereof; cursing or a curse.
synonyms:
blasphemy, curse, cussing, dirt, oath
similar words:
billingsgate, expletive, filth, insult, irreverence, obscenity, smut, vulgarism, vulgarity
definition 2: the state or quality of being profane; sacrilege.
synonyms:
blasphemy, sacrilege
similar words:
heresy, impiety, insult, irreverence, obscenity, ribaldry, ungodliness, vulgarity