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obscene

ob·scene

obscene

 
 
pronunciation:
b sin
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: offensive to accepted views of morality and decency, or to one's own sense of morality and decency.
The provocative movie was banned in some countries as it was considered obscene.It is obscene what these executives pay themselves when you consider how little they pay their workers.
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synonyms:
immoral, indecent, profane, vile, vulgar
antonyms:
clean, decent
similar words:
bawdy, blue, degenerate, dirty, foul, immodest, improper, indelicate, nasty, offensive, ribald, scandalous, shameless, smutty
definition 2: designed to provoke sexual excitement.
He enjoys obscene literature.
synonyms:
lewd, pornographic, prurient, salacious
similar words:
blue, dirty, erotic, filthy, foul, indecent, lascivious, lecherous, licentious, lubricious, provocative, raunchy, smutty, vile
definition 3: hateful or disgusting to the senses or one's tastes; repulsive.
The wedding reception was an obscene display of wealth.
synonyms:
abominable, disgusting, repugnant, repulsive, vulgar
similar words:
distasteful, indecent, nasty, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, rank, revolting
derivations: obscenely (adv.), obsceneness (n.)