noun, plural vul·gar·i·ties.
- vulgar fraction,
- vulgar latin,
- vulgate bible,
Origin of vulgarity
Examples from the Web for vulgarities
With the vulgarities and audacities, the shifts and the doubles of this shuffling man of prey, no one need again be troubled.William Blake|Algernon Charles Swinburne
We may bear heavy judgment on our transgressions, but our weaknesses and vulgarities must not be criticised by a witness.The Aesthetical Essays|Friedrich Schiller
To every century its own ironies, to every century its own vulgarities.Essays|Alice Meynell
Have I not bidden you leave the vulgarities of dialect to the vulgar?The Strolling Saint|Raphael Sabatini
The disciple of Plato rises, far from the vulgarities of life, into the lofty regions of the ideal, and feeds on beauty.The Heavenly Father|Ernest Naville
noun plural -ties
1570s, "the common people," from Late Latin vulgaritas "the multitude," from vulgaris (see vulgar). Meaning "coarseness, crudeness" is recorded from 1774.