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Synonyms for licentiousness

excessive freedom; lack of restraint

Synonyms for licentiousness

the quality of being lewd and lascivious


Related Words

dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

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This Part analyzes the three most common free exercise provisos in the state constitutions to support this conclusion: provisos against violating the peace and safety of the state, provisos against licentiousness and immorality, and provisos against civil injury to others.
From within people, from their hearts, come evil thoughts, unchastity, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, licentiousness, envy, blasphemy, arrogance, folly.
If a rating does not sync with the sensitivities of this region, it means we are permitting a certain licentiousness into homes that neither have societal nor legal approval in this region.
Mass media, then unbridled in its licentiousness, played up the bombings and other terroristic activities that became frequent in the Greater Manila area.
IMMORAL ACTSWorse, immoral acts such as debauchery and licentiousness seem to be deeply entrenched in our society.
According to Screwtape, body-denying attempts at holiness are as much a betrayal of the human vocation as is licentiousness with no regard for the human spirit.
The father whose lecherous glare makes the son hate him and, we're supposed to believe, turns the son into a philanderer whose own licentiousness makes his sons hate him in turn.
Crimes against God, such as idol-worship, are punished by stoning; sexual crimes, such as the licentiousness of a priest's daughter, are punished by burning.
I think a way should be found to bridge the gap between the libertarians who are unmitigated believers and practitioners of free-wheeling freedom of speech, and the conservatives who are scandalized by the growing licentiousness and indiscipline of the libertarians.
Vieni alia finestra") in a way that clearly emphasizes the character's noble title while underlining his licentiousness. The Leporello of German baritone Benno Kusche is a thoroughly comical figure here, with plenty of farcical vocal playfulness in his recitatives; it makes for an entertaining listen, though the one-note approach wears on the ear and robs the music of its poetry, to say nothing of deadening the characters appeal.
The album's funk-pop sound and the downcast licentiousness of its lyrics pick up where 'Gaucho' left off, but there's a tinge of hoary defeatism that's reminiscent of '11 Tracks of Whack'.
The residents around the Place d'Arezzo bumble about their daily lives with varying degrees of resignation, licentiousness, and unanswerable need -- that is, until a mysterious benefactor (or possible tormentor) aims to prod them into new territory by delivering each an anonymous letter: "Just a note to tell you I love you.
"I chose the North East because in my previous experiments the people there seem to have a consistently high rate of abandonment and licentiousness when subjected to my music at a loud volume in an enclosed space.