(1) Mercedes was taken back by the sudden change of emotion on Jake's face and his abrupt outburst of profanity .(2) Throughout, these figures mirror humanity in all its pomposity and haplessness, calculation and honesty, devotion and infidelity, profanity and piety.(3) Janis Joplin is fined $200 for violating local profanity and obscenity laws for her performance after a concert in Tampa, Florida.(4) We need not offer any apologies for that just because the forces of profanity seem to be powerful.(5) We hastily examined the despatched message to check that an obscenity or profanity had not somehow slipped in, or that a word could have been misinterpreted.(6) Whenever I use profanity in my posts, the language in the comments inevitably becomes coarser.(7) Similarly, don't use profanity , obscenity, slander or libel.(8) Others, touching on areas that range from elements of sexuality, to the treatment of the dead and dying, to bodily indignity and even profanity and sacrilege, are of course more controversial.(9) Religious scholars and students were moved by it as a piece of Jewish and Israeli literature that functioned neither as a traditional religious text nor as a profanity of sacred ideas.(10) an outburst of profanity(11) We cut back to the splitscreen view so we can also see the studio anchorman, who's obviously similarly at a loss by the outburst of profanity .(12) His highly polished boots and the ivory-handled revolvers strapped to his hips were all part of this posturing, as was the profanity of his language.(13) Not by abandoning all to profanity , but by extending the reach of sacred time and space.(14) But the key words in understanding swearing, as opposed to coarse language or mere profanity , are taboo and shock.(15) Now let me be quite clear that I'm not the kind of person given to the use of profanity or offensive language.(16) The atmosphere of the billiard room, it was suggested in South Shields, was also conducive to profanity and bad language.