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obscenity

noun ob·scen·i·ty \-ˈse-nə-tē also -ˈsē-\

: the quality or state of being obscene

: obscene words or actions

: an offensive word

plural ob·scen·i·ties

Full Definition of OBSCENITY

1
:  the quality or state of being obscene
2
:  something (as an utterance or act) that is obscene

Examples of OBSCENITY

  1. The author uses obscenity to make a point about the culture.
  2. <the issue of whether obscenity is a fundamental part of rap music>

First Known Use of OBSCENITY

1589

Rhymes with OBSCENITY

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