libertinism

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noun lib·er·tin·ism \ˈli-bər-ˌtē-ˌni-zəm, -tə-\

Definition of libertinism

  1. :  the quality or state of being libertine :  the behavior of a libertine

Examples of libertinism in a Sentence

  1. a group of urban bohemians who were better known for their libertinism than for their intellectualism

  2. even by the standards of ancient Rome, Caligula's reign was marked by a libertinism that went beyond the pale

1611

First Known Use of libertinism

1611



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