obscenely obscenely  /ɑb ˈsi nə li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) to an obscene degree
  2. (adv) in a lewd and obscene manner

Usage(s):

  1. And passion will always take you much further than an obscenely priced handbag.
  2. Ask him why, and he will pound his desk with frustration as he tells you how obscenely sensitive it is: a hunk of metal whirring around at 10,000 r.
  3. Russia's rich have gotten richer, often obscenely so.

News

  1. Smoking Banned In Rental Units, Including Terraces, At All Related Properties

    One of the nation's biggest landlords is banning smoking in all 40,000 rental units across America. Starting this month, new tenants at Related Companies ' apartments must sign a document promising not to smoke inside their apartments, nor on their private terraces or balconies. Penalties for violators include eviction, and tenants who even dream about smoking a cigarette in their obscenely ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Gothamist

  2. Crave Ep. 124: Obscenely overpriced phones and tablets

    Obscenely overpriced phones and tablets, Ep. 124 Subscribe to Crave: iTunes (HD) |  iTunes (SD) |  iTunes (HQ) RSS (HD) |  RSS (SD) |  RSS (HQ) Crave has compiled a list of some of the most ridiculously opulent smartphones and tablets from around the world -- and surprisingly, they do a lot less than a cheap Android phone. Plus, a plush toy and app combo that turns your phone all cuddly. And a ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "Our proposal would create a reasonable and fair solution for each state and would end the state leapfrogging that is moving the beginning of the process obscenely early," Anuzis said in a release. "A system like this would finally bring...
    on Dec 4, 2007 By: Saul Anuzis Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "They took a fairly straightforward thing and obscenely twisted it into a political version of events," Plame Wilson said. "It's the reason this continues to be such a highly charged partisan issue."
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Valerie Plame Source: USA Today

  3. Such 21st century indentured servitude, Warren says, "is obscenely profitable."
    on Mar 15, 2007 By: Elizabeth Warren Source: Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

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