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indecency

noun in·de·cen·cy \(ˌ)in-ˈdē-sən(t)-sē\

: a morally or sexually offensive quality : an indecent quality

: behavior that is morally or sexually offensive : indecent behavior

Full Definition of INDECENCY

1
:  the quality or state of being indecent
2
:  something (as a word or action) that is indecent

Examples of INDECENCY

  1. The book has been criticized for indecency.
  2. I was shocked by the indecency of their language.
  3. He was accused of sexual indecencies.

First Known Use of INDECENCY

1589
INDECENCY Defined for Kids

indecency

noun in·de·cen·cy \in-ˈdē-sən-sē\
plural in·de·cen·cies

Definition of INDECENCY for Kids

1
:  offensive quality :  lack of decency
2
:  an act or word that is offensive

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