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in·de·cen·cy

 (ĭn-dē′sən-sē)
n. pl. in·de·cen·cies
1. The state or quality of being unseemly or immodest.
2. Something that is indecent.

indecency

(ɪnˈdiːsənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. the state or quality of being indecent
2. an indecent act, etc

in•de•cen•cy

(ɪnˈdi sən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the quality or state of being indecent.
2. an indecent act, remark, etc.
[1580–90; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indecency - the quality of being indecent
improperness, impropriety - an improper demeanor
immodesty - the trait of being vain and conceited
enormity, outrageousness - the quality of being outrageous
bawdiness, lewdness, obscenity, salaciousness, salacity - the trait of behaving in an obscene manner
decency - the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
2.indecency - an indecent or improper act
misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed - improper or wicked or immoral behavior
obscenity - an obscene act

indecency

indecency

noun
An improper act or statement:
Translations
قِلَّة إحْتِشام، فُحْش
neslušnost
uanstændighed
szemérmetlenség
skortur á velsæmi, smekkleysi
açık saçıklıkedepsizlik

indecency

[ɪnˈdiːsnsɪ] Nindecencia f
see also gross E

indecency

[ɪnˈdiːsənsi] nindécence f

indecency

nUnanständigkeit f, → Anstößigkeit f; act of indecency (Jur) → unsittliches Verhalten

indecency

[ɪnˈdiːsnsɪ] nindecenza

indecent

(inˈdiːsnt) adjective
offending against accepted standards of sexual or moral behaviour; not modest. indecent clothing.
inˈdecency noun
References in classic literature ?
It was a pleasant, friendly, sociable herd; pious, happy, merry and full of unconscious coarsenesses and innocent indecencies.
The airing of alleged indecencies and profanities in the Billboard Awards;
On each of the indecency charges, he was jailed for five years added consecutively to which was terms of three years for the gross indecencies, while his 12-month term for the indecent photos was made to run concurrently, making a sentence of eight years.