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impropriety
used in Brave New World

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behavior thought not to be proper — such as immoral or rude behavior
  • The word (for "father" was not so much obscene as–with its connotation of something at one remove from the loathsomeness and moral obliquity of child-bearing–merely gross, a scatological rather than a pornographic impropriety); the comically smutty word relieved what had become a quite intolerable tension.
    p. 151.7

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