By the next month, though, Emanuel responded to the ads with an obscenity.
Among these are obscenity, defamation, fighting words, express incitement to unlawful conduct, and threats.
One trucker did shout an obscenity, and a musclebound mechanic told them to go and do something useful like study.
Coined “obscenity regulations,” on face value they appear to ban material that “depicts or describes sexual misconduct.”
In 1974, he was indicted by the federal government on obscenity charges for distributing Deep Throat.
They have delusions and hallucinations, with very rapid and incessant changes that range from obscenity to prayer.
The second power of vulgarity is obscenity, and this vice is like the pestilence.
When he reached the climax of his tale his language was a rich mixture of blasphemy and obscenity.
It is certainly true, that every sort of ribaldry and obscenity are encouraged on the Chinese stage at the present day.
The obscenity of some of his writings was such that his name has become proverbial for licentiousness.
1580s, "obscene quality," from French obscénité, from Latin obscenitatem (nominative obscenitas) "inauspiciousness, filthiness," from obscenus "offensive" (see obscene). Meaning "a foul or loathsome act" is 1610s. Sense of "an obscene utterance or word" is attested by 1690. Related: Obscenities.
Behavior, appearance, or expression (such as films and books) that violate accepted standards of sexual morality. American courts have long tried to define obscenity but without much success. Some believe, for example, that any depiction of nudity is obscene; others would argue that nudity in itself is not obscene. (See four-letter words and pornography.)