Examples of lascivious in a Sentence
He was arrested for lewd and lascivious behavior.
was fired for making lascivious remarks to a coworker
Recent Examples of lascivious from the Web
He was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of committing lewd and lascivious molestation against a victim less than 12 years old.
Tague, a San Marcos resident, was jailed on suspicion of 16 counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a child under 14 years old, according to online jail records.
She was arrested on charges of child abuse, lewd and lascivious behavior and indecent exposure.
A 17-year-old was cited for disorderly conduct, a $439 fine, and a 15-year-old was cited for lewd and lascivious behavior, a $565 fine, according to police.
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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
LASCIVIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lascivious for English Language Learners
: filled with or showing sexual desire
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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