indecency

[ in-dee-suh n-see ]
/ ɪnˈdi sən si /

noun, plural in·de·cen·cies for 4.

the quality or condition of being indecent.
impropriety or immodesty.
obscenity or indelicacy.
an indecent act, remark, etc.

Origin of indecency

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

/ (ɪnˈdiːsənsɪ) /

noun plural -cies

the state or quality of being indecent
an indecent act, etc
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