obscenity

  1. the trait of behaving in an obscene manner
  2. obscene word or phrase
  3. an obscene act

Obscenity

An obscenity is any statement or act which strongly offends the prevalent morality of the time. It is derived from the Latin obscaena (offstage) a cognate of the Ancient Greek root skene, because some potentially offensive content, such as murder or sex, was depicted offstage in classical drama. The word can be used to indicate a strong moral repu...
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obscenity

[n] - obscene word or phrase 2. [n] - the trait of behaving in an obscene manner 3. [n] - an obscene act
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Obscenity

Ob·scen'i·ty noun ; plural Obscenities . [ Latin obscentias : confer French obscénité .] That quality in words or things which presents what is offensive to chasity or purity of mind; obscene or impure lanquage or acts; moral impurity; lewdness; obsceneness; as, the o...
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obscenity

smut noun an offensive or indecent word or phrase
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Obscenity

• (n.) That quality in words or things which presents what is offensive to chasity or purity of mind; obscene or impure lanquage or acts; moral impurity; lewdness; obsceneness; as, the obscenity of a speech, or a picture.
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obscenity

legal concept used to characterize certain (particularly sexual) material as offensive to the public sense of decency. A wholly satisfactory ... [4 related articles]
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obscenity

obscenity 1. Impurity in expression or representation. 2. That quality in words or things which presents what is offensive to chastity or purity of mind; ribaldry. 3. Unchaste actions; lewdness.
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obscenity

obscenity, in law, anything that tends to corrupt public morals by its indecency. The moral concepts that the term connotes vary from time to time and from place to place. In the United States, the word obscenity is a technical legal term. In the 1950s the U.S. Supreme Court began to relax rules pro...
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Obscenity

Material that is obscene.
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