Associations to the word «Obscenity»

Wiktionary

OBSCENITY, noun. (countable) Something that is obscene.
OBSCENITY, noun. (countable) An act of obscene behaviour.
OBSCENITY, noun. (countable) Specifically, an offensive word; a profanity; a dirty word.
OBSCENITY, noun. (uncountable) The qualities that make something obscene; lewdness, indecency, or offensive behaviour.

Dictionary definition

OBSCENITY, noun. The trait of behaving in an obscene manner.
OBSCENITY, noun. An offensive or indecent word or phrase.
OBSCENITY, noun. An obscene act.

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain