salacity


salacity
a) The state or quality of being salacious; lewdness, obscenity, bawdiness.

Aristotle gives instance in sparrows, which are parum vivaces ob salacitatem, short-lived because of their salacity, which is very frequent [...].

b) An act which is salacious (lewd, obscene or bawdy).

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  • lewdness — noun the trait of behaving in an obscene manner • Syn: ↑obscenity, ↑bawdiness, ↑salaciousness, ↑salacity • Derivationally related forms: ↑salacious (for: ↑salacity), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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