What does wantonness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abandon, wantonness, unconstraint(noun)

    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry

    "she danced with abandon"

  2. licentiousness, wantonness(noun)

    the quality of being lewd and lascivious

Wiktionary

  1. wantonness(Noun)

    The state or characteristic of being wanton; recklessness, especially as represented in lascivious or other excessive behavior.

  2. wantonness(Noun)

    A particular wanton act.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wantonness(noun)

    the quality or state of being wanton; negligence of restraint; sportiveness; recklessness; lasciviousness

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wantonness in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wantonness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Herman Melville, Billy Budd, Sailor:

    Toward the accomplishment of an aim, which in wantonness of atrocity would seem to partake of the insane, he will direct a cool judgement, sagacious and sound. These men are madmen, and of the most dangerous sort.

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