indecency

indecency

[in-dee-suhn-see]
noun, plural indecencies for 4.
1.
the quality or condition of being indecent.
2.
impropriety or immodesty.
3.
obscenity or indelicacy.
4.
an indecent act, remark, etc.

Origin:
1580–90; < Latin indecentia. See indecent, -ency

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indecency (ɪnˈdiːsənsɪ)
 
n , pl -cies
1.  the state or quality of being indecent
2.  an indecent act, etc

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