Definition of profanity in English:

profanity

Line breaks: pro¦fan|ity
Pronunciation: /prəˈfanɪti
 
/

noun (plural profanities)

[mass noun]

Origin

mid 16th century: from late Latin profanitas, from Latin profanus 'not sacred' (see profane).

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