Associations to the word «Obscenity»


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 chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.