Examples of libertinism in a Sentence
a group of urban bohemians who were better known for their libertinism than for their intellectualism
even by the standards of ancient Rome, Caligula's reign was marked by a libertinism that went beyond the pale
Recent Examples of libertinism from the Web
Incarcerated, not so much for his libidinous ways, but for gambling, cheating tourists, his flagrant libertinism in the face of the Venetian Inquisition, and his heretical interests in alchemy and the kabbalah.
There's nothing that screams joyful, unburdened libertinism like keeping all your receipts at the rock show.
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First Known Use of libertinism
Synonymsabjection, corruptness, debasement, debauchery, decadence, decadency, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, demoralization, depravity, dissipatedness, dissipation, dissoluteness, libertinage, corruption, perversion, pervertedness, rakishness, turpitude
Related Wordsevil, immorality, sinfulness, villainy, wickedness; filth, gangrene, rot, squalor
Near Antonymsgoodness, morality, righteousness, virtue
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