vulgarism


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a term that offends against established usage standards

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Cable operators have also become a supporting tool in the spreading of the menace of vulgarism and immoral activities.
Finally the question should go to a masthead editor, and judgments about strong vulgarisms will rest with the head of the news department or the editorial page.
However, these excerpts do not provide the reader with an adequate sense of the novella's chimerical yet harsh narrative world, nor do they assist in fully understanding the author's skillfulness at handling rough, provocative topics without lapsing into banal vulgarism or naturalistic explicitness.
Is it his urban upbringing and worldview that makes him incapable of adapting to more popular forms of culture that, because of their simplicity and vulgarism, can help to influence and educate wider sections of society despite marginalizing the previously existing sophisticated forms?
The family hour's voguish vulgarism appears to be "bite me," used four times.
JI Karachi Chief Muhammad Hussain Mehanti blamed the electronic media and advertisers for promoting nudity, vulgarism and immodesty in the country.
Buckley continues his notorious reliance on gratuitous sex scenes and occasional use of the Anglo-Saxon vulgarism for the human sex act.
We don't find provocative use of vulgarism for its own sake, but only in combination with another message ("Getting a smash in the face in the pub, finding your love sucking off someone else, committing suicide with triphenydol--that's all worse than war.
He immediately put aside his initial vulgarism, and began with Gaudium et Spes, "The Constitution on the Church in the Modern World," which insists that the human person has sublime dignity.
Bush spoke the vulgarism to his running mate, Dick Cheney, in an aside that was accidentally picked up by microphones.
However, Edkins (1864: 69) remarks that the word actually used in the Pekingese dialect (as opposed to standard Pekingese Mandarin of the day) was not tu but rather a sort of vulgarism pronounced teu (= modern standard dou).
No, "sucks" is not obscene, but used in which the way Beavis and Butthead use it, it is most certainly a vulgarism, and has no place in this magazine.
Who dares to speak of love or even question its hidden essences when we are surrounded by what many call, if you will pardon the vulgarism, "harsh reality" and its ugly and sordid concomitants?
Murakami's lexicon reflects a recent trend toward vulgarism, including four-letter words.
The comments were couched as criticism of former President Mahmud Ahmadinejad, who was often criticized for using vulgarisms in his speeches.