OBSCE'NE, adjective [Latin obscaenus.]
1. Offensive to chastity and delicacy; impure; expressing or presenting to the mind or view something which delicacy, purity and decency forbid; to be exposed; as obscene language; obscene pictures.
2. Foul; filthy; offensive; disgusting.
A girdle foul with grease binds his obscene attire.
3. Inauspicious; ill omened.
At the cheerful light, the groaning ghosts and birds obscene take flight.