Examples of obscenity in a Sentence
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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As Roth said many times himself, obscenity was not a new thing in 1969.
The Lahren women instead got accosted at the Union Restaurant, and Topher had water and obscenities hurled at her.
Even before dawn the marina is loud with gulls and banging halyards and happy obscenity.
Stacy, a young single mother, tries to restrain her 10-year-old, Ethan, who is screaming obscenities and threatening to kill people.
The video was posted Sunday by the boy's mother, Clarice Conner, with an obscenity-laced rebuke of the parents whose students bullied her son.
Women on bicycles were pelted with objects and obscenities.
Then in 2016, members of a University of Missouri fraternity yelled the n-word and other obscenities at a group of black students on campus.
The legal definition of obscenity has changed since Comstock’s era, but the arguments against pornography have not.
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bawdiness, blueness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, filth, filthiness, foulness, grossness, impureness, impurity, indecency, lasciviousness, lewdness, nastiness, ribaldry, smut, smuttiness, vulgarity, wantonness;
OBSCENITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of obscenity for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being obscene
: obscene words or actions
: an offensive word
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