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Definition of "indecency" []

  • The state or quality of being unseemly or immodest. (noun)
  • Something indecent. (noun)
  • The state or quality of being indecent (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • An indecent act, etc (noun)

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Use "indecency" in a sentence
  • "Since the company renovated its premises in the centre of Jerusalem, installing picture windows that let passers-by see the rehearsals, ultra-orthodox Jews in the locality have waged a campaign against what they call the "indecency" of the women dancers."
  • "How far is the government going in its crackdown on what it calls indecency?"
  • "COOPER: The government's crackdown on what it calls indecency has created a lot of buzz among our viewers."