libertinage

noun
lib·​er·​tin·​age | \ ˈli-bər-ˌtē-nij How to pronounce libertinage (audio) \

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Examples of libertinage in a Sentence

his frat-boy libertinage was abruptly halted when his fed-up father cut him off financially a young prince more interested in libertinage than leadership
Recent Examples on the Web Rococo costumes are done up in garish colors; courtly gestures go hand in hand with libertinage. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 13 June 2022 With no new model for relationships, libertinage reigned. Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, 16 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of libertinage

1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of libertinage was in 1611

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Last Updated

18 Jun 2022

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“Libertinage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/libertinage. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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