Synonyms of obscenity in English:

obscenity


See definition of obscenity

noun

1‘the book was banned on the grounds of obscenity’

SYNONYMS

indecency, immorality, impropriety, salaciousness, smuttiness, smut, lewdness, rudeness, vulgarity, dirtiness, dirt, filthiness, filth, foulness, coarseness, crudeness, grossness, vileness, nastiness, impurity, immodesty, indelicacy, indecorousness, unwholesomeness, scabrousness, ribaldry, bawdiness, suggestiveness, eroticism, carnality, lasciviousness, lechery, licentiousness, libidinousness, degeneracy, depravity, amorality, debauchery, dissoluteness, prurience

scatology, profanity, profaneness

rare bawdry, salacity, lubricity

2‘he was an army officer so he knows about the obscenity of war’

SYNONYMS

atrocity, act of brutality, act of savagery, evil, crime, outrage, offence, abomination, enormity

3‘the men scowled and muttered obscenities’

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curse, oath, swear word, expletive, profanity, four-letter word, dirty word, blasphemy, imprecation, malediction, vulgarism, vulgarity

swearing, bad language, foul language, strong language

informal cuss, cuss word