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

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky