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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

The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century.
Dan Quayle

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.
Thomas Hobbes

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

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
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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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