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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A lewd act; The trait of behaving in a lewd manner; An offensive or indecent word or phrase.

Usage examples (35)
  • CNN: Editor in obscenity trial for childbirth photos
  • “What you call obscenity is mere license, and there is plenty of that at Rome.”
  • Smith notes how Cocteau once said of a Jean Genet poem, "His obscenity is never obscene."
  • The book argues that the only true obscenity is war, which breaks out as the story concludes. for more
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