Synonyms for licentious
- fast and loose
- in the fast lane
Antonyms for licentious
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LICENTIOUS
Or would you ascertain whether he is licentious by putting your wife or daughter into his hands?
Cicero was of low birth, and Metellus was the son of a licentious woman.
Query, Is this not encouraging the Inhabitants in their licentious and riotous disposition?
I refrained from expressing my abhorrence of that licentious doctrine because of my curiosity.
Heretical worship was of a most licentious as well as disgusting kind.
The government of the vessel was not less severe than its aspect was licentious.
Meanwhile the fancy of the licentious cardinal had turned to other women.
There was a banquet, followed by a licentious comedy, which is described by Infessura.
No man is a better man because of a past record of licentious habits.
Such is the licentious and impetuous behaviour of the sailor on shore.
"morally unrestrained," 1530s, from Medieval Latin licentiosus "full of license, unrestrained," from Latin licentia (see license). Related: Licentiously; licentiousness.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LICENTIOUS
- in bad
- in low esteem
- in the doghouse
- no good