The quality or state of being obscene
Something that is offensive to accepted standards of decency
The charges it occasioned of profanity and irreverence were natural, but groundless.
But some, unwilling to credit such profanity, allege that the letters stand for " Bonae Memoriae."
With a squeal of brakes Dean narrowly missed the rider in front, who shouted a profanity and spun sideways to a stop in the roadside gravel, miraculously maintaining balance.
The Book abounds in hypercriticism, particularly in the imputation of profanity; and in a useless display of learning, neither intrinsically valuable nor conducive to the argument.
Wegscheider with infidelity and profanity, and on the ground of these accusations advocated the interposition of the civil power, thus giving rise to the prolonged Hallische Streit.