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English adjective: obscene

1. obscene designed to incite to indecency or lust


SamplesThe dance often becomes flagrantly obscene.


Similarindecent


Antonymsdecent

2. obscene offensive to the mind


SamplesAn abhorrent deed.
The obscene massacre at Wounded Knee.
Morally repugnant customs.
Repulsive behavior.
The most repulsive character in recent novels.


Synonymsabhorrent, detestable, repugnant, repulsive


Similaroffensive


Antonymsinoffensive

3. obscene suggestive of or tending to moral looseness


SamplesLewd whisperings of a dirty old man.
An indecent gesture.
Obscene telephone calls.
Salacious limericks.


Synonymslewd, raunchy, salacious


Similardirty


Antonymsunobjectionable, clean









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