Obscenity vs Filthiness - What's the difference?

obscenity | filthiness | Synonyms |

Obscenity is a synonym of filthiness.


As nouns the difference between obscenity and filthiness

is that obscenity is (countable) something that is obscene while filthiness is the property of being filthy.

obscenity

English

Noun

(obscenities)
  • (countable) Something that is obscene.
  • Martha wouldn't go into the art museum because, as she put it, "They have obscenities just sitting out, on display!"
  • (countable) An act of obscene behaviour.
  • Bestiality was outlawed as an obscenity in the strongly conservative community.
  • (countable) Specifically, an offensive word; a profanity; a dirty word.
  • Eliza couldn't stand her daughter's music; as she saw it, it was just shouted obscenities and a heavy drum beat.
  • (uncountable) The qualities that make something obscene; lewdness, indecency, or offensive behaviour.
  • The coalition of religious conservatives was campaigning against, in their view, rampant obscenity in the entertainment industry.

    filthiness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • the property of being filthy
  • Synonyms

    * dirtiness