vulgarity

[ vuhl-gar-i-tee ]
/ vʌlˈgær ɪ ti /

noun, plural vul·gar·i·ties.

the state or quality of being vulgar: the vulgarity of his remark.
something vulgar, as an act or expression.

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Origin of vulgarity

First recorded in 1570–80, vulgarity is from the Late Latin word vulgāritās commonness, the public. See vulgar, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM vulgarity

non·vul·gar·i·ty, noun, plural non·vul·gar·i·ties.
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British Dictionary definitions for vulgarity

vulgarity
/ (vʌlˈɡærɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the condition of being vulgar; lack of good manners
a vulgar action, phrase, etc
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