English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'swearing'

(noun) 
a stream of swearing and abuse
Synonyms
bad language
,
cursing
,
profanity
Our ears were assailed by curses and profanities.
,
blasphemy
She described the killings as a blasphemy before God.
,
cussing (informal)
,
foul language
,
imprecations
,

Quotation

Expletive deleted [editor of Nixon's Watergate tapes]

Additional synonyms

in the sense of blasphemy
Definition
behaviour or language that shows disrespect for God or sacred things
She described the killings as a blasphemy before God.
Synonyms
cursing,
profanation,
profaneness,
impiousness
in the sense of profanity
Definition
coarse or blasphemous action or speech
Our ears were assailed by curses and profanities.
Synonyms
cursing,
four-letter word,
foul language,

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