Definition of Profanely

1. Adverb. With curses. "Muttering profanely"

Partainyms: Profane



2. Adverb. In an irreverent or profane manner. "He kept wondering profanely why everything bad happened to him"
Partainyms: Profane

Definition of Profanely

1. adv. In a profane manner.

Definition of Profanely

1. Adverb. In a profane manner, irreverently, with marked disrespect for the sacred. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Profanely

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profanely

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profanely (current term)
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Literary usage of Profanely

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1. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"1. it is enacted as follows : If any person shall profanely curse or swear, and be thereof convicted on confession! or oath of one witness, ..."

2. Records and Files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow (1913)
"... often swearing profanely by God, was fined and ordered to pay witness fees to Osmand Trask and his son.* Richard Haven was fined for drinking to excess ..."

3. Universal Biography: Containing a Copious Account, Critical and Historical ...by John Lemprière by John Lemprière (1810)
"which might have been rendered more valuable by some important additions and ao- atomical observations, had not the papers of the author been profanely ..."

4. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"... *W™**' which by vulgar coxcombs are thoughtlessly, if not profanely substituted for an oath; ..."

5. Scripture Testimony Against Intoxicating Wine by William Ritchie (1866)
"however, refer to the well-known customs of their country, and, by an appeal to these, as contrary to the accusation profanely alleged against them, ..."

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