Definition of Indecency

1. Noun. The quality of being indecent.

Generic synonyms: Improperness, Impropriety
Specialized synonyms: Immodesty, Enormity, Outrageousness, Bawdiness, Lewdness, Obscenity, Salaciousness, Salacity
Antonyms: Decency
Derivative terms: Indecent, Indecent, Indecent



2. Noun. An indecent or improper act.
Exact synonyms: Impropriety
Generic synonyms: Misbehavior, Misbehaviour, Misdeed
Specialized synonyms: Obscenity
Derivative terms: Indecent, Indecent, Indecent

Definition of Indecency

1. n. The quality or state of being indecent; want of decency, modesty, or good manners; obscenity.

Definition of Indecency

1. Noun. lack of decency; the property or degree of being indecent ¹

2. Noun. something showing lack of decency; something such as a word that is indecent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indecency

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indecency

indeavouring
indeavours
indebt
indebted
indebted(p)
indebtedly
indebtedness
indebtednesses
indebting
indebtment
indebtments
indebts
indecainide
indecence
indecencies
indecency (current term)
indecent
indecent liberties
indecenter
indecentest
indecently
indeciduate
indeciduous
indecimable
indecipherability
indecipherable
indecipherably
indecision

Literary usage of Indecency

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"The accusation in this case charged that the accused "did commit the following acts of public indecency, consisting of the exposing of his private parts, ..."

2. The Verbalist: A Manual Devoted to Brief Discussions of the Right and Wrong by Alfred Ayres (1882)
"indecency and immodesty are opposed to morality : the former in externals ... "indecency," says Crabb, "may be a partial, immodesty is a positive and entire ..."

3. A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis: Containing a Detail of the by Patrick Colquhoun (1806)
"The propriety of lessening the Evil:—By stripping it of its indecency and much of its immoral tendency.—The shocking indecency ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"NOTIFIED NOTORIOUS PUBLIC indecency the posting up of notifications In two ... NOTORIOUS PUBLIC indecency What is decent and indecent is determined by the ..."

5. An Illustrated Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Thomas Welburn Hughes (1905)
"The objection of indecency or other impropriety.— The mere fact that the exhibition savors of indecency will not necessarily justify its prohibition. ..."

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