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indecency

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdiːsnsi
 
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Definition of indecency in English:

noun (plural indecencies)

[mass noun]
1Indecent behaviour: seven offences of rape and indecency
More example sentences
  • Keith was convicted of five gross indecency and three indecent assault charges at Swindon Crown Court on Tuesday.
  • Ward will be charged with lewd and lascivious behaviour, public indecency and public intoxication at the Calgary courthouse on Monday.
  • That case, in combination with the more recent controversy, shows why it's time to get rid of broadcast indecency law forever.
Synonyms
1.1 [count noun] An indecent act or expression: schoolboy indecencies
More example sentences
  • And those who shun the great sins and indecencies, and whenever they are angry, they forgive.
  • In 1993, any reasonable facsimile of civilization would have had me committing indecencies with the bus station tarmac.
  • Sun worshippers at Jomtien Beach this week were disturbed from doing the crossword after a man was observed shouting indecencies from behind an umbrella.

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