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obscenity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of obscenity

  1. 1 the quality or state of being obscene the issue of whether obscenity is a fundamental part of rap music Synonyms of obscenity bawdiness, blueness, coarseness, crudeness, crudity, dirt, dirtiness, filth, filthiness, foulness, grossness, impureness, impurity, indecency, lasciviousness, lewdness, nastiness, profanity, raunch, raunchiness, ribaldry, smut, smuttiness, vulgarity, wantonness Words Related to obscenity broadness, 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 Antonyms of obscenity priggery, priggishness, primness, prudery, prudishness, puritanism; correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, seemliness; appropriateness, fitness, suitability, suitableness; immaculateness, perfection, purity, spotlessness

  2. 2 a disrespectful or indecent word or expression uttered a loud obscenity when he dropped the hammer on his toe Synonyms of obscenity curse, cuss, cussword, dirty word, expletive, four-letter word, swearword, profanity, swear, vulgarismWords Related to obscenity bawdry, language, scurrility; execration, imprecation, malediction; epithet, name; oath



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