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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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How to use obscene in a sentence?

  1. George Clooney:

    We had some protesters last night when we pulled up in San Francisco and they're right to protest. They're absolutely right. It is an obscene amount of money.

  2. Robert Bresson:

    In the NUDE, all that is not beautiful is obscene.

  3. Susan Sontag:

    For those who live neither with religious consolations about death nor with a sense of death (or of anything else) as natural, death is the obscene mystery, the ultimate affront, the thing that cannot be controlled. It can only be denied.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    This strike should send a message to corporate CEOs across the country, it is absolutely unacceptable for profitable corporations to provide obscene compensation packages to executives, while ripping off workers and their families.

  5. Karen Elizabeth Gordon:

    All phone calls are obscene.

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