In·de·cen·cy n.; pl. Indecencies
1. The quality or state of being indecent; lack of decency, modesty, or good manners; obscenity.
2. That which is indecent; an indecent word or act; an offense against delicacy.
They who, by speech or writing, present to the ear or the eye of modesty any of the indecencies I allude to, are pests of society. --Beattie.
Syn: -- Indelicacy; indecorum; immodesty; impurity; obscenity. See Indecorum.
n 1: the quality of being indecent [ant: decency]
2: an indecent or improper act [syn: impropriety]