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Definition of "profaneness" [pro•fane•ness]

  • The quality of being profane; profanity (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "profaneness" in a sentence
  • "But the Emperors no sooner became Christian than, the idea of profaneness being removed from the secular tribunals, the causes of the Christian laity naturally passed to that resort where those of the generality had been before."
  • "And as all kind of profaneness is unprofitable, so more especially customary swearing in ordinary conversation, upon every occasion of passion, or any other trivial cause; nay, it may be without cause, out of mere habit and custom."
  • "Of this sort is all kind of profaneness, and customary swearing in common conversation; there is neither profit nor pleasure in them."