indecency

[ in-dee-suhn-see ]
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noun,plural in·de·cen·cies for 4.
  1. the quality or condition of being indecent.

  2. impropriety or immodesty.

  1. obscenity or indelicacy.

  2. an indecent act, remark, etc.

Origin of indecency

1
From the Latin word indecentia, dating back to 1580–90. See indecent, -ency

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British Dictionary definitions for indecency

indecency

/ (ɪnˈdiːsənsɪ) /


nounplural -cies
  1. the state or quality of being indecent

  2. an indecent act, etc

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