Definitions for licentiouslaɪˈsɛn ʃəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

li•cen•tiouslaɪˈsɛn ʃəs(adj.)

  1. sexually unrestrained; libertine.

  2. unrestrained by law or general morality; immoral.

  3. going beyond customary or proper bounds or limits.

Origin of licentious:

1525–35; < L licentiōsus unrestrained. See license , -ous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. licentious(adj)

    lacking moral discipline; especially sexually unrestrained

    "coarse and licentious men"


  1. licentious(Adjective)

    Lacking restraint, or ignoring societal standards, particularly in sexual conduct.

  2. licentious(Adjective)

    Disregarding accepted rules.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Licentious(adj)

    characterized by license; passing due bounds; excessive; abusive of freedom; wantonly offensive; as, a licentious press

  2. Licentious(adj)

    unrestrained by law or morality; lawless; immoral; dissolute; lewd; lascivious; as, a licentious man; a licentious life


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