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

Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
John Adams