Definitions for licentiouslaɪˈsɛn ʃəs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word licentious
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sexually unrestrained; libertine.
unrestrained by law or general morality; immoral.
going beyond customary or proper bounds or limits.
Origin of licentious:
1525–35; < L licentiōsus unrestrained. See license , -ous
lacking moral discipline; especially sexually unrestrained
"coarse and licentious men"
Lacking restraint, or ignoring societal standards, particularly in sexual conduct.
Disregarding accepted rules.
characterized by license; passing due bounds; excessive; abusive of freedom; wantonly offensive; as, a licentious press
unrestrained by law or morality; lawless; immoral; dissolute; lewd; lascivious; as, a licentious man; a licentious life
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