Licentiousness



[lahy-sen-shuh s] /laɪˈsɛn ʃəs/

adjective
1.
sexually unrestrained; lascivious; libertine; lewd.
2.
unrestrained by law or general morality; lawless; immoral.
3.
going beyond customary or proper bounds or limits; disregarding rules.
/laɪˈsɛnʃəs/
adjective
1.
sexually unrestrained or promiscuous
2.
(rare) showing disregard for convention
adj.

“morally unrestrained,” 1530s, from Medieval Latin licentiosus “full of license, unrestrained,” from Latin licentia (see license). Related: Licentiously; licentiousness.

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