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debauchery

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of debauchery

  1. 1 immoral conduct or practices harmful or offensive to society the fraternity brothers indulged in shameless debauchery all weekend Synonyms corruption, vice, depravity, immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, libertinage, libertinism, licentiousness, profligacy, sinRelated Words bad, badness, blackness, evil, evildoing, ill, turpitude, villainy, wickedness, wrong; atrociousness, evilness, heinousness, sinfulness, unscrupulousness, viciousness, vileness, villainousness; devilry (or deviltry), fiendishness; corruptness, debasement, degeneracy, degeneration, depravedness, dissoluteness, dissolution; indecency, lasciviousness, lechery, lewdness, looseness, perversion, pervertedness, wantonness; abomination, anathema, taboo (also tabu); criminality, reprehensibleness; baseness, despicableness, dirtiness, lowness, meanness; lousiness, miserableness, wretchednessNear Antonyms good, right; honesty, honor, integrity, legitimacy, probity, rectitude, scrupulosity, scrupulousness, uprightness; goodness, righteousness, virtuousness; blamelessness; chastity, innocence, perfection, pureness, purity, spotlessness; cleanness, correctness, decency, decorousness, propriety, rightness, seemlinessAntonyms morality, virtue

  2. 2 a sinking to a state of low moral standards and behavior the minister decried what he called the debauchery of today's society Synonyms abjection, corruptness, debasement, corruption, decadence, decadency, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, demoralization, depravity, dissipatedness, dissipation, dissoluteness, libertinage, libertinism, perversion, pervertedness, rakishness, turpitudeRelated Words evil, immorality, sinfulness, villainy, wickedness; filth, gangrene, rot, squalorNear Antonyms goodness, morality, righteousness, virtue

  3. 3 excessive pursuit of fleshly pleasures a night of drinking and debauchery at the gentleman's club Synonyms carnality, sensuality, hedonism, sybaritism, voluptuousnessRelated Words venery, wantonness; greed, rapaciousness, rapacity, ravenousness; dissipation, gluttony, immoderation, intemperance, self-indulgenceAntonyms abstinence, asceticism, sobriety, temperance



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