Examples of indecency in a Sentence
The book has been criticized for indecency.
I was shocked by the indecency of their language.
He was accused of sexual indecencies.
Recent Examples of indecency from the Web
Brandon McElveen, 33, was charged Monday with indecency with a child.
Brandon Whitacer was charged with one count of public nudity and two felony counts of public indecency.
Houston police confirmed Friday a fired KIPP counselor arrested for indecency with a child earlier this month now faces two additional charges after two more students - ages 7 and 11 - came forward to accuse the popular counselor of molesting them.
Rios, 60, has at least 10 other public indecency convictions, records show.
Public indecency, Crocker Park: A 29-year-old Fairview Park man exposed himself Sept. 28 in a garage.
Their moral panics make more sense in this light, explaining why laws against gross indecency (in effect, homosexuality) were passed in 1885.
Court records show Stump pleaded guilty in 2014 to misdemeanor public indecency after a Cook County Forest Preserve District officer arrested him in the Busse Woods North Grove, near Elk Grove Village, on Aug. 6, 2014.
That realism—call it humanistic indecency?—suffuses Sour Heart in other respects.
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First Known Use of indecency
Synonymsbawdiness, blueness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, dirt, dirtiness, filth, filthiness, foulness, grossness, impureness, impurity, obscenity, lasciviousness, lewdness, nastiness, profanity, raunch, raunchiness, ribaldry, smut, smuttiness, vulgarity, wantonness
Antonymsappropriateness, correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, fitness, properness, propriety, rightness, seemliness, suitability, suitableness
Related Wordsbroadness, earthiness, gaminess, raciness, saltiness, suggestiveness; immodesty, indecorousness, indelicacy, indelicateness, lowness, unbecomingness; lechery; depravedness, depravity, kinkiness, naughtiness, perverseness, perversion, perversity, pervertedness, wickedness; exceptionability, objectionableness, unacceptability, undesirability; reprehensibility, reprehensibleness; abusiveness, scurrilousness; atrociousness, atrocity, infamy, loathsomeness, offensiveness, repellency, repugnance, repulsiveness; distastefulness, obnoxiousness, unpleasantness
Near Antonymspriggery, priggishness, primness, prudery, prudishness, puritanism; correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, seemliness; appropriateness, fitness, suitability, suitableness; immaculateness, perfection, purity, spotlessness
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