HyperDic: obscene

English > 3 senses of the word obscene:
ADJECTIVEallobscenedesigned to incite to indecency or lust
allobscene, abhorrent, detestable, repugnant, repulsiveoffensive to the mind
allobscene, lewd, raunchy, salacioussuggestive of or tending to moral looseness
obscene > pronunciation
Soundsaabsiy'n; ahbsiy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > obscene: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdesigned to incite to indecency or lust.
Example"the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead
BroaderindecentOffensive to good taste especially in sexual matters
Spanishobsceno
Nounsobscenitythe trait of behaving in an obscene / obscene manner
Adverbsobscenelyin a lewd and obscene manner
English > obscene: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOffensive to the mind.
Example "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"
Synonymsabhorrent, detestable, repugnant, repulsive
Broaderoffensiveunpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
Spanishaborrecible, asquerosa, asqueroso, detestable, intolerable, repugnante, repulsivo
Catalandetestable, intolerable, repugnant, repulsiu, repulsori
Nounsobscenityan obscene act
obscenityan offensive or indecent word or phrase
English > obscene: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningSuggestive of or tending to moral looseness.
Example "obscene telephone calls"
Synonymslewd, raunchy, salacious
Broaderdirty(of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency
Spanishindecente, lascivo, obsceno, salaz
Catalanindecent, lasciu, obscè, salaç
Nounsobscenitythe trait of behaving in an obscene / obscene manner

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