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.
- The state or quality of being obscene.
- Indecency, lewdness, or offensiveness in behavior, expression, or appearance.
- Something, such as a word, act, or expression, that is indecent or lewd.
- Something that is offensive or repulsive to the senses: "What had once been a gentle hill covered with lush grass turned into a brown obscenity of bare earth and smoke” ( Tom Clancy).