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 for vulgarity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vulgarity \Vul*gar"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. vulgarit['e], L. vulgaritas
     the multitude.]
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     1. The quality or state of being vulgar; mean condition of
        life; the state of the lower classes of society. --Sir T.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Grossness or clownishness of manners of language; absence
        of refinement; coarseness.
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              The reprobate vulgarity of the frequenters of
              Bartholomew Fair.                     --B. Jonson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the quality of lacking taste and refinement [syn:
           coarseness, commonness, grossness, vulgarity,
           vulgarism, raunch]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  106 Moby Thesaurus words for "vulgarity":
     Gothicism, bad manners, bad taste, barbarism, barbarousness,
     baseness, bombasticness, cacology, cacophony, caddishness,
     clumsiness, coarseness, crudeness, cumbrousness, deficiency,
     discourteousness, discourtesy, dysphemism, earthiness, failure,
     fewness, filthiness, foulness, frankness, gaucherie, gracelessness,
     gross behavior, grossness, harshness, heaviness, humbleness,
     ignobility, ill breeding, ill manners, ill-balanced sentences,
     imperfection, impoliteness, impropriety, impurity, inadequacy,
     incivility, incompetence, inconcinnity, inconsiderateness,
     incorrectness, indecorousness, indelicacy, inelegance, inelegancy,
     infelicity, insensitivity, insufficiency, inurbanity,
     lack of finish, lack of polish, lack of refinement, leadenness,
     lewdness, littleness, loutishness, maladroitness, mannerlessness,
     meanness, mediocrity, obscenity, offensiveness, pettiness,
     pompousness, ponderousness, poor diction, raciness, rankness,
     rawness, roughness, rudeness, saltiness, sesquipedalianism,
     sesquipedality, shabbiness, slipshod construction, smallness,
     spiciness, stiltedness, subnormality, tactlessness, tastelessness,
     tawdriness, triviality, turgidity, uncourtliness, uncouthness,
     uneuphoniousness, ungallantness, ungentlemanliness, ungracefulness,
     ungraciousness, unmannerliness, unpoliteness, unrefinement,
     unseemliness, unskillfulness, unsolicitousness, unsophistication,
     unwieldiness, vileness, vulgarism

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