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obscenity

noun

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2 a disrespectful or indecent word or expression
  • uttered a loud obscenity when he dropped the hammer on his toe

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The first known use of obscenity was in 1589

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“Obscenity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obscenity. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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