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licentious

adjective li·cen·tious \lī-ˈsen(t)-shəs\

: sexually immoral or offensive

Full Definition of LICENTIOUS

1
:  lacking legal or moral restraints; especially :  disregarding sexual restraints
2
:  marked by disregard for strict rules of correctness
li·cen·tious·ly adverb
li·cen·tious·ness noun

Examples of LICENTIOUS

  1. <a moralist who decried what she regarded as the licentious and corrupt culture of the entertainment industry>

Origin of LICENTIOUS

Latin licentiosus, from licentia
First Known Use: 1535

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