obscene

  • 21obscene — UK [əbˈsiːn] / US [ɑbˈsɪn] adjective 1) offensive in a sexual way He was fined for making an obscene gesture at the umpire. obscene videos 2) so unfair or immoral that you feel angry The amount of money that top class footballers earn is… …

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  • 22obscene — adjective 1) a vengeful lover sent obscene photos of his former girlfriend to her new partner Syn: pornographic, indecent, smutty, salacious, dirty, filthy, X rated, explicit, lewd, rude, vulgar, coarse, crude, offensive, immoral, improper …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 23obscene — adjective 1) obscene literature Syn: pornographic, indecent, smutty, dirty, filthy, X rated, explicit, lewd, rude, vulgar, coarse, scatological; informal blue, porn; euphemistic adult 2) an obscene amount …

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  • 24obscene — ob•scene [[t]əbˈsin[/t]] adj. 1) offensive to morality or decency; indecent: obscene language[/ex] 2) cvb intended to stimulate sexual appetite or lust; lewd: obscene movies[/ex] 3) abominable; disgusting; repulsive • Etymology: 1585–95; < L… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 25obscene — /əbˈsin / (say uhb seen), /ɒb / (say ob ) adjective 1. offensive to modesty or decency; indecent; inciting to lust or sexual depravity; lewd: obscene pictures. 2. abominable; disgusting; repulsive: *It was always the white man s good luck that… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 26obscene — Objectionable or offensive to accepted standards of decency. Basic guidelines for trier of fact in determining whether a work which depicts or describes sexual conduct is obscene is whether the average person, applying contemporary community… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 27obscene — obscenely, adv. obsceneness, n. /euhb seen /, adj. 1. offensive to morality or decency; indecent; depraved: obscene language. 2. causing uncontrolled sexual desire. 3. abominable; disgusting; repulsive. [1585 95; < L obscenus, obscaenus] * * * …

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  • 28obscène — (ob sè n ) adj. Qui blesse ouvertement la pudeur. •   Octave Auguste prit le prétexte du livre innocent de l Art d aimer, livre très décemment écrit et dans lequel il n y a pas un mot obscène, pour envoyer un chevalier romain sur la mer Noire,&#8230; …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 29obscène — Qualifie ce qui fait offense, non pas à la pudeur comme il est dit traditionnellement, mais à l’érotisme. Autrement dit, l’adjectif désigne l’écœurement sans plaisir, le dégoût à l’état cru, sexuellement inefficace, même pour des adeptes&#8230; …

    Dictionnaire de Sexologie

  • 30obscene —    Offensive to accepted standards of decency or modesty. Lewd. Or, more broadly, repulsive or offensive to the senses. Obscenity is the state or quality of being obscene. Also see bad art, coarse, erotica and erotic art, feminism and feminist&#8230; …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 31obscene — adjective 1》 offensive or disgusting by accepted standards of morality and decency. 2》 repugnant. Derivatives obscenely adverb Origin C16: from Fr. obscène or L. obscaenus ill omened or abominable …

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  • 32obscène —    Impudique, indécent, ordurier.         L’autre emmène un jeune homme imberbe, aux traits rougis,    Puis injurie, avec une obscène posture,    Le stupide garçon qui sert en ce logis.    A. GLATIGNY …

    Dictionnaire Érotique moderne

  • 33obscene —   Pelapela, haumia, ho ohilahila.    ♦ Obscene language, ōlelo haumia …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 34obscene — adj. 1 offensively or repulsively indecent, esp. by offending accepted sexual morality. 2 colloq. highly offensive or repugnant (an obscene accumulation of wealth). 3 Brit. Law (of a publication) tending to deprave or corrupt. Derivatives:&#8230; …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 35obscene — adjective /ɑbˈsin/ a) Offensive to current standards of decency or morality b) Lewd or lustful …

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  • 36obscene — obscenity …

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  • 37obscene — Synonyms and related words: Cyprian, Fescennine, Paphian, Rabelaisian, abhorrent, abominable, abusive, amoral, animal, aphrodisiomaniacal, atrocious, awful, barnyard, base, bawdy, beastly, below contempt, beneath contempt, blasphemous, blue,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 38obscene — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. foul, lewd, dirty, indecent, coarse, smutty. See impurity, uncleanness, vulgarity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Lewd] Syn. indecent, lewd, pornographic, smutty; see lewd 1 , 2 , ribald . 2. [Foul] Syn …

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  • 39obscene — ob·scene || É™b sɪːn adj. vulgar; improper, indecent (especially of sexual indecency); profane …

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  • 40obscene — a. 1. Indecent, indelicate, immodest, impure, ribald, gross, coarse, broad, unchaste, lewd, loose, smutty, offensive, shameless, filthy. 2. Dirty, filthy, foul, offensive, disgusting. 3. Inauspicious, ill omened, ill boding …

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