Obscene

Definition of Obscene

Ob`scene´
a.1.
1.Offensive to chastity or modesty; expressing or presenting to the mind or view something which delicacy, purity, and decency forbid to be exposed; impure; as, obscene language; obscene pictures.
Words that were once chaste, by frequent use grew obscene and uncleanly.
- I. Watts.
2.Foul; fifthy; disgusting.
A girdle foul with grease binds his obscene attire.
- Dryden (Aeneid, vi. 417).
3.Inauspicious; ill-omened.
At the cheerful light,
The groaning ghosts and birds obscene take flight.
- Dryden.

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