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Definition of indecency noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. indecencies)
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  1. 1[uncountable] behavior that is thought to be morally or sexually offensive an act of gross indecency (= a sexual act that is a criminal offense) He was appalled by the indecency of their songs.
  2. 2[countable] an indecent act, expression, etc. He shouted indecencies at anyone who passed.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: indecency