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obscenity (n.)

1580s, "obscene quality, lewdness in action, expression, or representation," from French obscénité, from Latin obscenitatem (nominative obscenitas) "inauspiciousness, filthiness," from obscenus "offensive" (see obscene). Meaning "a foul or loathsome act" is 1610s. Sense of "an obscene utterance or word" is attested by 1690. Related: Obscenities.

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Definitions of obscenity from WordNet

obscenity (n.)
the trait of behaving in an obscene manner;
Synonyms: lewdness / bawdiness / salaciousness / salacity
obscenity (n.)
an offensive or indecent word or phrase;
Synonyms: smut / vulgarism / filth / dirty word
obscenity (n.)
an obscene act;
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