Definition of Profanenesses
1. profaneness [n] - See also: profaneness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Profanenesses
Literary usage of Profanenesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"I can never forget the inexpressible luxury and profanenesses, gaming, and all dissoluteness, and as it were total forgetfulness of God,—it being Sunday ..."
2. Discourses Addressed to Mixed Congregations by John Henry Newman (1853)
"All the sins of his youth, never repented of, never put away, his old profanenesses, h^s impurities, his animosities, his idolatries are rotting within him ..."
3. Sermons and Discourses: Now Completed by the Introduction of His Posthumous by Thomas Chalmers (1877)
"... and you inflict upon Him a wound and a .provocation, if you let it be smothered among the levities or the profanenesses or the cold and blasting ..."
4. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S.,from His Ms. Cypher by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke, Mynors Bright (1884)
"He tells me he hears of nothing but of swearing and drinking and debauchery, and all manner of profanenesses, quite through the whole fleete. ..."
5. The Works of the Right Reverend Joseph Hall by Joseph Hall, Philip Wynter (1863)
"... "all but one botch." I would not be querulous, but I must say so. What shall I say of our blasphemies, profanenesses, unclean- nesses, ..."
6. The Church of the First Days: Lectures on the Acts of the Apostles by Charles John Vaughan (1875)
"... the consecrated; those whom God has taken to be His own; to be His wholly; free from the contaminations of sin, and from the profanenesses of the world. ..."
7. Works: With Some Account of His Life and Sufferings by Joseph Hall (1837)
"... that was totus ulcus, " all but one botch !" I would not be querulous, but I must say so. What shall I say of our blasphemies, profanenesses, ..."