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obscēnĭtas (obscaen-, obscoen- ), ātis, f. obscenus. *
I. Unfavorableness, inauspiciousness, of a bad omen: “mali ominis obscenitas,Arn. 1, 10.—
II. Moral impurity, foulness, unchastity, lewdness, obscenity.
B. Concr., an obscene thing (post-Aug. and very rare): corporum obscenitas, = τὰ αἰδοῖα, Arn. 5, 176: “amputata,id. 5, 173.— Plur.: “in poculis libidines caelare juvit ac per obscenitates bibere,obscene figures, Plin. H. N 30 prooem. § 5.
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