Meaning of obscenity

ob•scen•i•ty

Pronunciation: (ub-sen'i-tē, -sē'ni-), [key]
— pl. -ties
  1. the character or quality of being obscene; indecency; lewdness.
  2. something obscene, as a picture or story.
  3. an obscene word or expression, esp. when used as an invective.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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