Definition of 'obscene'

obscene

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Definitions

1. Beyond all reason

2. Lewd or lustful

3. Offensive to current standards of decency or morality

4. Liable to deprave or corrupt

5. Disgusting or repulsive

6. So extreme in amount as to be objectionable or outrageous.

7. Law Of or relating to materials that can be regulated or criminalized because their depiction of nudity, sex, or excretion is patently offensive and without artistic or scientific value.

8. Morally repulsive; disgusting.

9. Offensive to accepted standards of decency.

10. rare, A Latinism Inauspicious; ill-omened.

11. Offensive to chastity or modesty; expressing or presenting to the mind or view something which delicacy, purity, and decency forbid to be exposed; impure

12. Foul; fifthy; disgusting.

13. designed to incite to indecency or lust

Examples

1. The people who do the most to avoid paying tax are the ones who get paid obscene amounts.

2. Do women use obscene language more than men do?

3. Where do these obscene amounts of money end up?

4. Two million pounds is an obscene amount to spend on one disgraced individual.

5. They have discovered just what obscene amounts some bankers paid themselves.

6. Umpires reported him for using language or gestures of an obscene or serious insulting nature to another player.

7. His pay is obscene when you consider our country is in so much debt and hundreds of thousands are to set lose jobs.

8. Scotland Yard said the matter would be dealt with by officers who look after obscene publications.

9. Sometimes people express their disquiet with obscene language; other times it is constructive criticism.

10. The only question will be whether any cross the boundary of jovial banter and risk being banned from their ground for something more obscene.

11. A huge number complained that it was obscene and offensive.

12. But let us get back to the money because, although considered obscene by many, to me it is anything but.

13. A salary of 13.8 million is ludicrous, obscene and offensive in equal measure.

14. And just months later, a Chinese official accused the tech giant of spreading what he called obscene content via the Internet.

15. Obama also said his determination is heightened by reports of massive bank profits and what he called obscene bonuses.

16. In its final form, this criminal statute prohibited trafficking in "obscene" materials related to sex or reproduction, and forbade the "use of any drug, medicine, article, or instrument for the purpose of preventing conception."

17. Especially Hasbro toys, which are mass produced in obscene numbers. clueless schmo

18. What is unacceptable is to see bank officers continuing to rake in obscene salaries after mismanaging the banks for a decade, the financial elite manipulating the corporate and bankruptcy laws to free themselves of debt while maintaining their extravagant lifestyles, and the clueless politicians wasting their time on trivial matters while the rest of us slowly bleed to death.

19. This carbon loophole has allowed pollution giants like Exxon Mobil, Koch Industries, Peabody Coal, and Massey Energy to ravage the planet, sicken our children, and rake in obscene profits for decades.

20. Karl Rove and his fellow GOP hatchetmen are raking in obscene amounts of undisclosed money, using it to lie to voters, all the while lying about the campaign finance fiasco that's allowing them to buy an election cycle.

21. Libyan Spider, one of the registered sellers of. ly domains, does state on its site that content must not contain "obscene and indecent names/phrases, including words of a sexual nature" and "sex" does seem to be a word of a sexual nature.

22. ‘Mr Danby suggests rules which include deleting mail containing obscene, racist or offensive material.’

23. ‘Football chants are cruel, obscene, offensive, sometimes downright sick and often very funny.’

24. ‘They had already beaten up and name-called other boys from his school, and subjected girls to obscene sexual innuendo.’

25. ‘You many not choose a name that is obscene, offensive, unreasonably long or contrary to public interest.’

26. ‘It is the voyeur in the audience who is the reason for offensive and obscene scenes in films.’

27. ‘Every day, he says, children would hurl obscene and offensive abuse at teachers.’

28. ‘He remembered the girls going into the pub and conceded that one of the group had made a remark about them which was very offensive and highly obscene.’

29. ‘All 520 copies were confiscated under a charge of obscene literature.’

30. ‘Thereafter, colonial censors turned their attention more closely to stamping out obscene literature.’

31. ‘The content should more realistically be described as obscene language.’

32. ‘This poem uses obscene words to describe obscene acts and obscene attitudes.’

33. ‘It also facilitates adults with a sexual interest in children to view obscene material and trade it.’

34. ‘It may be said that this movie is crude, profane, and even obscene at times - but so is war.’

35. ‘Any local band can apply to play a set on stage, but organisers are warning acts that obscene lyrics and lewd behaviour are out of the question.’

36. ‘If someone leaves a comment, it appears as written unless the comment is obscene or vulgar.’

37. ‘At that moment, they noticed I was watching them and greeted me with a tirade of foul language and obscene gestures.’

38. ‘They said the film was obscene and vulgar and showed women in a poor light.’

39. ‘It is considered rude, even obscene in Japan, Greece, Spain and some South American states.’

40. ‘Some women might like their men to talk dirty but this was obscene filth.’

41. ‘The court said obscene material should be judged by local standards.’

42. ‘If only she could express it without employing obscene moral parallels.’

43. ‘The obscene inequalities of wealth dividing rich and poor nations must be reduced.’

44. ‘The principal explanation lies in the obscene moral inversion of victim culture.’

45. ‘I palmed the offending items into a napkin and slipped the obscene bundle into my trouser pocket for disposal later.’

46. ‘It becomes the vehicle for corporate branding of the most vulgar sort and it encourages waste on an obscene scale.’

47. ‘Few people today would describe the First World War as anything other than an obscene slaughter.’

48. ‘As each news bulletin heralds an upwards revision of long past obscene totals, alternative conclusions are easy to avoid.’

49. the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene

Other users have misspelling obscene as:

1. obschon 6.67%

2. obussen 5.19%

3. Other 88.14%

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