Indecency

In*de"cen*cy

(?), n.;
pl. Indecencies (#).
[L. indecentia unseemliness: cf. F. indcence.]
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1. The quality or state of being indecent; lack of decency, modesty, or good manners; obscenity.
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2. That which is indecent; an indecent word or act; an offense against delicacy.
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They who, by speech or writing, present to the ear or the eye of modesty any of the indecencies I allude to, are pests of society.
Beattie.

Syn. -- Indelicacy; indecorum; immodesty; impurity; obscenity. See Indecorum.
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