Student Thesaurus

One entry found for obscenity.
Entry Word: obscenity
Function: noun
Text: 1 the quality or state of being obscene <the issue of whether obscenity is a fundamental part of rap music>
Synonyms bawdiness, coarseness, crudeness, dirt, dirtiness, filth, filthiness, foulness, grossness, indecency, lasciviousness, lewdness, nastiness, ribaldry, smuttiness, vulgarity
Related Words raciness, saltiness, suggestiveness; perversion, profanity; naughtiness, wickedness; loathsomeness, offensiveness, repulsiveness; distastefulness, obnoxiousness, unpleasantness
Near Antonyms priggishness, primness, prudery, prudishness, puritanism; correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, seemliness; appropriateness, fitness, suitability, suitableness; immaculateness, perfection, purity, spotlessness
2 a disrespectful or indecent word or expression <Dad uttered a loud obscenity when he dropped the hammer on his toe> -- see SWEARWORD