Definition of indecency
1 : the quality or state of being indecent
2 : something (as a word or action) that is indecent
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.
First Known Use of indecency
INDECENCY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of indecency for English Language Learners
: a morally or sexually offensive quality : an indecent quality
: behavior that is morally or sexually offensive : indecent behavior
INDECENCY Defined for Kids
Definition of indecency for Students
1 : offensive quality : lack of decency
2 : an act or word that is offensive
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