obscenity obscenity  /əb ˈsɛ nɪ ti/


  1. (n) the trait of behaving in an obscene manner
  2. (n) an offensive or indecent word or phrase
  3. (n) an obscene act


  1. Yes, it would probably still be an obscenity.
  2. When fired for obscenity I was in the middle of a five-part series on knitting.
  3. Some of the comments on YouTube make you weep for the future of humanity just for the spelling alone, never mind the obscenity and the naked hatred.


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  1. "The whole problem with this idea of obscenity and indecency, and all of these things - bad language and whatever - it's all caused by one basic thing, and that is: religious superstition," Carlin told the AP in a 2004 interview. "There's an...
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: George Carlin Source: TIME

  2. "The order is ridiculous. Even if this hugging and kissing was a bit vulgar, it does not amount to obscenity," India's former attorney general Soli Sorabjee told The Associated Press.
    on Apr 27, 2007 By: Soli Sorabjee Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. Simmons and Benjamin Chavis, co-chairmen of the advocacy group Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, said in a statement, "These three words should be considered with the same objections to obscenity as extreme curse words."
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: Benjamin Chavis Source: New York Press

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