noun. oral displays, drawings, gestures, and penned material which vastly go against the standards of good taste and decency in a given culture.

OBSCENITY: "Many American tourist destinations that are geared toward families, such as the boardwalk in Virginia Beach, Va, do not allow gestures of obscenity and will even fine you for engaging in such."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OBSCENITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/obscenity/ (accessed January 20, 2021).