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lascivious

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adjective las·civ·i·ous \lə-ˈsi-vē-əs\

Simple Definition of lascivious

  • : filled with or showing sexual desire

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lascivious

lasciviously

adverb

lasciviousness

noun

Examples of lascivious in a sentence

  1. He was arrested for lewd and lascivious behavior.

  2. <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


Law Dictionary

lascivious

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adjective las·civ·i·ous \lə-ˈsi-vē-əs\

Legal Definition of lascivious

  1. :  reflecting or producing sexual desire or behavior especially that is considered indecent or obscene <lewd and lascivious behavior>





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