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Synonyms for obscene
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obscene(adj)

    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, repulsive(adj)

    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, salacious(adj)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. obscene

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

    Antonyms:
    pure, modest, decent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. obscene(a.)

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

  2. obscene(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dirty, filthy, foul, offensive, disgusting

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pornographic, indecent, vice-related, pornography, vice, immodest, revolting, sexual, sex

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