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Definition of Obscene

Obscene

  1. Offensive to chastity or modesty; expressing of presenting to the mind or view something which delicacy, purity, and decency forbid to be exposed; impure; as, obscene language; obscene pictures.
  2. Foul; fifthy; disgusting.
  3. Inauspicious; ill-omened.

Obscene Quotations

Women should be obscene and not heard.
Groucho Marx

I detest 'Jingle Bells,' 'White Christmas,' 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,' and the obscene spending bonanza that nowadays seems to occupy not just December, but November and much of October, too.
Richard Dawkins

Vulgar and obscene, the papers run rumors daily about people in show business, tales of wicked ways and witless affairs.
Carroll O'Connor

If God can bring blessing from the broken body of Jesus and glory from something that's obscene as the cross, He can bring blessing from my problems and my pain and my unanswered prayer.
Anne Graham Lotz

It is only the great men who are truly obscene. If they had not dared to be obscene, they could never have dared to be great.
Havelock Ellis
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Obscene Translations

obscene in Dutch is obsceen, schuin, schunnig
obscene in Italian is osceno
obscene in Spanish is obsceno

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