Definitions for salacity-ˈlæs ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sa•la•cioussəˈleɪ ʃəs(adj.)

  1. lustful or lecherous.

  2. (of writings, pictures, etc.) grossly indecent; obscene.

Origin of salacious:

1635–45; < L salāx, der. of salīre to jump, spurt, mount (of animals); cf. salient ; see -acious

sa•la′cious•ness-ˈlæs ɪ ti(n.)

sa•lac′i•ty-ˈlæs ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obscenity, lewdness, bawdiness, salaciousness, salacity(noun)

    the trait of behaving in an obscene manner


  1. salacity(Noun)

    The state or quality of being salacious; lewdness, obscenity, bawdiness.

  2. salacity(Noun)

    An act which is salacious (lewd, obscene or bawdy).

  3. Origin: From salacitatem, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salacity(noun)

    strong propensity to venery; lust; lecherousness


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