Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The condition or quality of being profane.
  • n. Abusive, vulgar, or irreverent language.
  • n. The use of such language.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being profane.
  • n. Obscene, lewd or abusive language.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being profane; profaneness; irreverence; esp., the use of profane language; blasphemy.
  • n. That which is profane; profane language or acts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Profaneness; the quality of being profane.
  • n. That which is profane; profane language or conduct.
  • n. Synonyms Blasphemy, Profanity. See blasphemy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. vulgar or irreverent speech or action

Etymologies

profane +‎ -ity (Wiktionary)

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