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vulgar +‎ -ity

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vulgarity (plural vulgarities)

  1. (uncountable) The quality of being vulgar.
    • 1815, Jane Austen, Emma, volume III, chapter 13:
      You will observe that I have not yet indulged myself in calling her by that name, even to you. Think, then, what I must have endured in hearing it bandied between the Eltons with all the vulgarity of needless repetition, and all the insolence of imaginary superiority
  2. (countable) An offensive or obscene act or expression.

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