obscene

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See also: obscène

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French obscène, from Latin obscēnus, obscaenus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

obscene ‎(comparative obscener or more obscene, superlative obscenest or most obscene) (see usage notes)

  1. Offensive to current standards of decency or morality
  2. Lewd or lustful
  3. Disgusting or repulsive
  4. Beyond all reason
  5. Liable to deprave or corrupt

Usage notes[edit]

  • The comparative obscener and superlative obscenest, though formed by valid rules for English, are less common than more obscene and most obscene.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

obscēne

  1. vocative masculine singular of obscēnus

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Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

obscene f pl

  1. plural of obscenă