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Synonyms for indecency
ɪnˈdi sən siin·de·cen·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indecencynoun

    the quality of being indecent

    Synonyms:
    impropriety

    Antonyms:
    decency

  2. indecency, improprietynoun

    an indecent or improper act

    Synonyms:
    impropriety, liberty, indecorum, improperness, familiarity

    Antonyms:
    decency

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indecencynoun

    Synonyms:
    indecorum, impropriety

  2. indecencynoun

    Synonyms:
    indelicacy, grossness, immodesty, impurity, obscenity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indecencynoun

    Synonyms:
    immodesty, indelicacy, shamelessness, obscenity, ribaldry, lewdness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "indecency":

    indecent, molestation

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4169liberty
#18908familiarity
#30442indecent
#44391molestation
#56679indecency
#66317impropriety

How to use indecency in a sentence?

  1. Virginia Woolf:

    The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.

  2. Jake Tapper:

    We're in an era right now of lies and indecency, of tribalism and nastiness, and in this era, we lost someone who tried -- tried -- to embody the opposite of those vicious impulses, his loss leaves a chasm in the public square.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood.

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