Synonyms of vulgarity in English:

vulgarity


See definition of vulgarity

noun

1‘he avoided vulgarity and innuendo’

SYNONYMS

rudeness, crudity, indecency, indelicacy, offensiveness, suggestiveness, bawdiness, ribaldry, obscenity, lewdness, salaciousness, licentiousness, depravity, sordidness, smuttiness, dirtiness, filthiness, smut, dirt, filth, pornography

profanity, blasphemy, swearing, bad language, strong language, foulness, abusiveness, scurrilousness

informal raunchiness, raunch, sleaziness, sleaze, porn, blueness

British informal fruitiness, sauciness

rare concupiscence, bawdry, salacity

ANTONYMS

decency

2‘she thought the quantities of gilt were evidence of shocking vulgarity’

SYNONYMS

tastelessness, bad taste, grossness, crassness, lack of refinement, tawdriness, flamboyance, flamboyancy, ostentation, excess, gaudiness, garishness, showiness, flashiness, brassiness, tinsel, kitsch, loudness, harshness

informal tackiness, swankiness, swank, glitziness

ANTONYMS

tastefulness, restraint

3‘her mother was free from any trace of vulgarity’

SYNONYMS

impoliteness, ill manners, bad manners, impropriety, grossness, indecorousness, uncouthness, crudeness, coarseness, roughness

commonness, lowness, unsophisticatedness, lack of refinement, lack of sophistication

informal ignorance

ANTONYMS

gentility, decorum