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synonyms for licentiousness

  • anarchy
  • animalism
  • arrogance
  • audacity
  • boldness
  • complacency
  • debauchery
  • disorder
  • dissoluteness
  • dissolution
  • effrontery
  • excess
  • forwardness
  • gluttony
  • immoderation
  • impropriety
  • irresponsibility
  • lawlessness
  • laxity
  • looseness
  • presumptuousness
  • prodigality
  • profligacy
  • refractoriness
  • relaxation
  • sauciness
  • self-indulgence
  • sensuality
  • slackness
  • temerity
  • unrestraint
  • unruliness
  • wantonness
  • wildness
  • libertinism
  • relaxedness
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antonyms for licentiousness

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  • care
  • caution
  • cowardice
  • humility
  • meekness
  • modesty
  • order
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How to use licentiousness in a sentence

In general Bond—first brought to life long ago in Ian Fleming’s novels—is a fantasy figure of freedom and licentiousness, but Craig is the only truly erotic Bond.
NO TIME TO DIE IS AN IMPERFECT MOVIE. BUT IT’S A PERFECT FINALE FOR THE BEST JAMES BOND EVERSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKSEPTEMBER 29, 2021TIME
The sexual licentiousness of the 1960s, the continued expansion of federal power and the war in Vietnam again reinforced this sense.
BREAKING EVANGELICAL RESISTANCE TO CORONAVIRUS VACCINES WILL BE HARDMATTHEW SUTTONMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That in these dark retreats, secluded from censure, and from the knowledge of the world, they might riot in licentiousness.
SKETCHES OF THE FAIR SEX, IN ALL PARTS OF THE WORLDANONYMOUS
Hobbes's politics are fitted only to promote tyranny, and his ethics to encourage licentiousness.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART E.DAVID HUME
In this crude manner they turn the liberty of the spirit into wantonness and licentiousness.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
In our days the increase of licentiousness is but the result of having rejected the Truth of God.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
The first is the terribly prevalent and everywhere tolerated licentiousness of men.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
The licentiousness of Thophile Gautier is elevated by the power of his transcendent genius to the plane of true art.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
In America social licentiousness is not inherent as a national characteristic, nor inherited from a profligate ancestry.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
With all his passions, he held licentiousness in disdain; with all his ambition for the power of wealth, he despised its luxury.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
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WORDS RELATED TO LICENTIOUSNESS

  • disregard
  • freedom
  • impulse
  • licentiousness
  • recklessness
  • spontaneity
  • thoughtlessness
  • uninhibitedness
  • unrestraint
  • wantonness
  • wildness
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