Simple Definition of obscenity
: the quality or state of being obscene
: obscene words or actions
: an offensive word
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
The author uses obscenity to make a point about the culture.
<the issue of whether obscenity is a fundamental part of rap music>
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