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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. What they regarded as the merry tale went the continual round and caused no more embarrassment than it would have caused in the best English society twelve centuries later.
* 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.