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vul·gar·i·ty

 (vŭl-găr′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. vul·gar·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being vulgar.
2. Something, such as an act or expression, that offends good taste or propriety.
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vulgarity

(vʌlˈɡærɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the condition of being vulgar; lack of good manners
2. a vulgar action, phrase, etc
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vul•gar•i•ty

(vʌlˈgær ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being vulgar.
2. something vulgar.
[1570–80; < Late Latin]
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Vulgarity

 the common people, 1579; the commonalty.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vulgarity - the quality of lacking taste and refinementvulgarity - the quality of lacking taste and refinement
inelegance - the quality of lacking refinement and good taste
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vulgarity

noun
1. tastelessness, bad taste, grossness, tawdriness, gaudiness, lack of refinement I hate the vulgarity of this room.
tastelessness good taste, tastefulness
2. crudeness, rudeness, coarseness, crudity, ribaldry, suggestiveness, indelicacy, indecorum a comedian famous for his vulgarity and irreverence
crudeness decorum
3. coarseness, roughness, boorishness, rudeness, loutishness, oafishness, uncouthness For all his apparent vulgarity, Todd had a certain raw charm.
coarseness sophistication, refinement, good manners, gentility, good breeding, sensitivity
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vulgarity

noun
2. Something that is offensive to accepted standards of decency:
Slang: raunch.
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Translations
سوقِيَّه، فَظاظَه
hrubost
plathedsimpelhedvulgaritet
közönségesség
lágkúra, dónaskapur
kabalıkterbiyesizlik

vulgarity

[vʌlˈgærɪtɪ] N
1. (= lack of refinement) → ordinariez f, vulgaridad f
2. (= tastelessness) → mal gusto m, vulgaridad f
3. (= indecency) → grosería f, obscenidad f; (= crude remark) → grosería f
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vulgarity

[vʌlˈgærəti] n
(= tastelessness) → vulgarité f
(= crudeness) [language, joke, person] → vulgarité f
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vulgarity

nVulgarität f; (of gesture, joke also)Anstößigkeit f; (of colour, tie etc)Geschmacklosigkeit f; the vulgarity of his conductsein ordinäres or pöbelhaftes Benehmen
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vulgarity

[vʌlˈgærɪtɪ] nvolgarità
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vulgar

(ˈvalgə) adjective
1. not generally socially acceptable, decent or polite; ill-mannered. Such behaviour is regarded as vulgar.
2. of the common or ordinary people. the vulgar tongue/language.
ˈvulgarly adverb
vulˈgarity (-ˈgӕ-) plural vulˈgarities noun
(an example of) bad manners, bad taste etc, in eg speech, behaviour etc. the vulgarity of his language.
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References in classic literature ?
"If there were not so many of them," said the curate, "they would be more relished: this book must be weeded and cleansed of certain vulgarities which it has with its excellences; let it be preserved because the author is a friend of mine, and out of respect for other more heroic and loftier works that he has written."
He even dared to tell himself that those things which rendered him chiefly unfit for her, the acquired vulgarities of his rougher life, were things which he could put away; that a time would come when he would take his place confidently in her world, and that the end would be success.
The sad thing is that people become desensitized and inured to vulgarities and insults especially coming from those we expect to be the epitome of good manners and right conduct (GMRC).
In total, the body has set 19 criteria for what constitutes an offence, including the use of vulgarities, glorification of crime and bullying, distorting women's image," and insulting "sisterly" countries.
Although people will blame politicians, judiciary, America and other reasons for the increase in press conference vulgarities and lies, I for one will only blame News Media.
Although people blame the politicians, the judiciary, or even Americans for the increase in press conference vulgarities and lies, I will only blame the media.
COOS BAY - A woman who was screaming vulgarities when authorities found her at a Coos Bay chicken coop was jailed on charges of disorderly conduct and bribe giving, after she allegedly offered sexual favors to sheriff's deputies in hopes that the propositions might get her released from custody, Coos County sheriff's officials said.