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Synonyms for obscene
əbˈsinob·scene

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. obscene

    Synonyms:
    impure, immodest, indecent, lewd, four, indelicate, filthy, disgusting, foul-mouthed

    Antonyms:
    pure, modest, decent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsceneadjective

    designed to incite to indecency or lust

    "the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead

    Synonyms:
    detestable, abhorrent, repulsive, salacious, raunchy, repugnant, lewd

    Antonyms:
    decent, inoffensive, clean, unobjectionable

  2. abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsiveadjective

    offensive to the mind

    "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"

    Synonyms:
    detestable, execrable, raunchy, odious, repugnant, repulsive(a), abhorrent, lewd, abominable, hideous, repulsive, salacious

    Antonyms:
    inoffensive, clean, decent, unobjectionable

  3. lewd, obscene, raunchy, salaciousadjective

    suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

    "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"

    Synonyms:
    grimy, salacious, detestable, repugnant, grungy, dingy, lubricious, lascivious, libidinous, begrimed, lustful, grubby, raunchy, prurient, repulsive, abhorrent, lewd

    Antonyms:
    decent, clean, inoffensive, unobjectionable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. obsceneadjective

    Synonyms:
    indecent, indelicate, immodest, impure, ribald, gross, coarse, broad, unchaste, lewd, loose

  2. obsceneadjective

    Synonyms:
    dirty, filthy, foul, offensive, disgusting

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. obsceneadjective

    Synonyms:
    smutty, lewd, gross, indecent, immodest, indelicate, ribald

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#265081unchaste

How to use obscene in a sentence?

  1. Communications Salleh Said Keruak:

    It is an offence ... to upload any comment, request, suggestion or other communication which is obscene, indecent, false, menacing or offensive in character with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass another person.

  2. Stacy Langton:

    I find it very dishonest of Brabrand to state that there is ‘no pedophilia’ and that the images are ‘not obscene’ when the images are objectively so, by any measure, and his counterpart in the next county agrees they are ‘inappropriate,’.

  3. Antonin Artaud:

    But how is one to make a scientist understand that there is something unalterably deranged about differential calculus, quantum theory, or the obscene and so inanely liturgical ordeals of the precession of the equinoxes.

  4. Thomas Paine:

    Whenever we read the obscene stories, voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and tortous executions, the unrelenting vindictivenes, with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistant that we called it the word of a Demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind, and, for my part, I sincerly detest it as I detest everything that is cruel.

  5. Summer Lee:

    I don't know that I could have conceptualized what $ 3 million looks like in three weeks. I think that sort of spending is obscene ; it's intentional.


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