For us, this is Louis C.K. and his crabby, melancholic, and profanely funny half-hour comedy.
It must be something dreadful, or my master would not be raving so profanely.
They played together, profanely, with the idea that Nicky was after all divine.
The king, profanely as he spoke, was sincere; nor had the remotest thought of a massacre yet entered his head.
That you come not profanely and carelessly, with common hearts, as to a common work.
They assured him profanely that they were with him to the “finish”–whatever it might be.
Noisily and profanely they came, making a holiday of the impending slaughter.
He wished, fervently and profanely, that the greasers would try to steal some horses, so that he could be doing something.
The Swede began to talk; he talked arrogantly, profanely, angrily.
Neale jumped and floundered for five minutes, then the peppery scrub quarter consigned him profanely to the side-lines.
late 14c., from Old French profaner, prophaner (13c.) and directly from Latin profanare "to desecrate, render unholy, violate," from profanus "unholy, not consecrated" (see profane (adj.)). Related: Profaned; profaning.
mid-15c., "un-ecclesiastical, secular," from Old French profane (12c.) and directly from Latin profanus "unholy, not consecrated," according to Barnhart from pro fano "not admitted into the temple (with the initiates)," literally "out in front of the temple," from pro- "before" (see pro-) + fano, ablative of fanum "temple" (see feast (n.)). Sense of "unholy, polluted" is recorded from c.1500. Related: Profanely.