Examples of libidinous in a Sentence
a novel about a libidinous lawyer who becomes an abject slave to his sexual addiction
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Whereas Haber, the editor-in-chief, was an intensely private man, virtually unknowable to his staff, Coulianos was a big-spending, flagrantly libidinous extrovert.
While Elvis Presley gave rock its libidinous, hip-shaking image, Berry was the auteur, setting the template for a new sound and way of life.
Talbot is currently facing eight charges of indecent assault as well as one charge of lewd, indecent and libidinous behavior.
One can imagine, however, that a libidinous corpsman (pardon the redundancy) who discovers a picture of a semi-nude or nude female Marine might be inspired to share it.
The Playboy Mansion’s history as a den of iniquity is true, but most of the more libidinous stories date from the distant past.
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.
The storytelling feels too libidinous and crude (and occasionally gruesome) for middle grade or young adult readers.
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Origin and Etymology of libidinous
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsconcupiscent, goatish, horny, hot, hypersexual, itchy, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, lustful, licentious, lubricious (or lubricous), oversexed, passionate, randy, salacious, satyric, wanton
Related Wordsaroused, excited; easy, fast, loose, promiscuous; dissipated, dissolute, libertine; corrupt, debased, debauched, decadent, degenerate, degraded, demoralized, depraved, dissipated, dissolute, immoral, indecent
Near Antonymscelibate, chaste, decent, immaculate, modest, moral, pure, virtuous; monastic, monkish; maidenly, virginal; innocent, lily-white; priggish, prim, prudish, puritanical, straitlaced (or straightlaced), Victorian
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