Dave taunted the crowd with threats and obscenities, and finally soaked them with lurid synthetic bodily fluids.
To Frusius was also owing an edition of Martial's Epigrams, divested of their obscenities.
"Profanities, obscenities, er—swear-words," suggested Challis.
I leave untouched the gross obscenities and immoral decisions.
When at last he found his tongue a flood of obscenities flowed.
And Chet knew that the obscenities were intended for his companions and himself.
Bad as is this scene, it is pure compared with some described by Burchard, another journalist of the Vatican obscenities.
Many of their dances were extremely licentious, and were accompanied with obscenities too disgusting to bear recital.
She expressed her, wonder that this poem abounding in obscenities had not been put on the "Index" at Rome.
We let obscene writers write about the obscenities of this ordinary man.
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.)