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antonyms for licentious

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  • chaste
  • controlled
  • good
  • innocent
  • moral
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How to use licentious in a sentence

The emotion subsequently crept into the social arena, they claimed, as we became revolted by abnormal and licentious behavior.
WHY WE LOVE TO BE GROSSED OUT - FACTS SO ROMANTICMARCO ALTAMIRANOAPRIL 22, 2021NAUTILUS
So strong were prejudices in favour of superficial morality in even that licentious age!
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Mary Manley died; an English authoress, of considerable reputation as a writer, but of a wanton and licentious character.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Religion but too often forms licentious, immoral tyrants, obeyed by slaves who are obliged to conform to their views.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
He had great advantages, but was banished by Augustus for his description of licentious love.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
This severity was more than the licentious capital would endure.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
You will read Boccaccio, whose tales are intaglios carved with exquisitely licentious and Lilliputian scenes.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
The government of the vessel was not less severe than its aspect was licentious.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
But the barbarities of a licentious army were exceeded in atrocity by the cooler deliberations of the Norman parliament.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Did the stage ever recover Greece or Rome from their licentious and barbarous rites and ceremonies?
THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
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WORDS RELATED TO LICENTIOUS

  • corrupt
  • depraved
  • dissolute
  • immoral
  • incontinent
  • incorrigible
  • licentious
  • profligate
  • shameless
  • sinful
  • uncontrolled
  • unprincipled
  • unrestrained
  • wanton
  • wicked
  • wild
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