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

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats