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Overview of adj obscene

The adj obscene has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) obscene

(designed to incite to indecency or lust; "the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene"-Margaret Mead)

2. abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive

(offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels")

3. lewd, obscene, raunchy, salacious

(suggestive of or tending to moral looseness; "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks")

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