Synonyms of obscenity in English:

obscenity


See definition of obscenity

noun

1‘the book was banned on the grounds of obscenity’

SYNONYMS
indecency, immorality, impropriety, salaciousness, smuttiness, smut, lewdness, rudeness, vulgarity, dirtiness, dirt, filthiness, filth, foulness, coarseness, crudeness, grossness, vileness, nastiness, impurity, immodesty, indelicacy, indecorousness, unwholesomeness, scabrousness, ribaldry, bawdiness, suggestiveness, eroticism, carnality, lasciviousness, lechery, licentiousness, libidinousness, degeneracy, depravity, amorality, debauchery, dissoluteness, prurience
scatology, profanity, profaneness
rare bawdry, salacity, lubricity

2‘he was an army officer so he knows about the obscenity of war’

SYNONYMS
atrocity, act of brutality, act of savagery, evil, crime, outrage, offence, abomination, enormity

3‘the men scowled and muttered obscenities’

SYNONYMS
curse, oath, swear word, expletive, profanity, four-letter word, dirty word, blasphemy, imprecation, malediction, vulgarism, vulgarity
swearing, bad language, foul language, strong language
informal cuss, cuss word