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profanity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of profanity

  1. 1 a disrespectful or indecent word or expression a rap song that is filled with profanities Synonyms of profanity curse, cuss, cussword, dirty word, expletive, four-letter word, obscenity, swearword, swear, vulgarismWords Related to profanity bawdry, language, scurrility; execration, imprecation, malediction; epithet, name; oath

  2. 2 the quality or state of being obscene once notorious for its profanity, that 1950s best seller will strike today's readers as lamentably tame Synonyms of profanity bawdiness, blueness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, dirt, dirtiness, filth, filthiness, foulness, grossness, impureness, impurity, indecency, lasciviousness, lewdness, nastiness, obscenity, raunch, raunchiness, ribaldry, smut, smuttiness, vulgarity, wantonnessWords Related to profanity broadness, earthiness, gaminess, raciness, saltiness, suggestiveness; immodesty, indecorousness, indelicacy, indelicateness, lowness, unbecomingness; lechery; depravedness, depravity, kinkiness, naughtiness, perverseness, perversion, perversity, pervertedness, wickedness; exceptionability, objectionableness, unacceptability, undesirability; reprehensibility, reprehensibleness; abusiveness, scurrilousness; atrociousness, atrocity, infamy, loathsomeness, offensiveness, repellency, repugnance, repulsiveness; distastefulness, obnoxiousness, unpleasantnessNear Antonyms of profanity priggery, priggishness, primness, prudery, prudishness, puritanism; correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, seemliness; appropriateness, fitness, suitability, suitableness; immaculateness, perfection, purity, spotlessness



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