Pronunciation: (ub-sen'i-tē, -sē'ni-), [key]
—pl. -ties for 2, 3.
1. the character or quality of being obscene; indecency; lewdness.
2. something obscene, as a picture or story.
3. an obscene word or expression, esp. when used as an invective.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.