Simple Definition of lascivious
: filled with or showing sexual desire
Examples of lascivious in a sentence
He was arrested for lewd and lascivious behavior.
<was fired for making lascivious remarks to a coworker>
Origin and Etymology of lascivious
Middle English, from Late Latin lasciviosus, from Latin lascivia wantonness, from lascivus wanton — more at lust
First Known Use: 15th century
Legal Definition of lascivious
: reflecting or producing sexual desire or behavior especially that is considered indecent or obscene <lewd and lascivious behavior>
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