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See definition of saturnalian on Dictionary.com
  • as inimmoral
  • as inmerry
  • as inunrestrained

synonyms for saturnalian

  • corrupt
  • depraved
  • dishonest
  • indecent
  • nefarious
  • obscene
  • pornographic
  • shameless
  • sinful
  • unethical
  • unscrupulous
  • wrong
  • X-rated
  • abandoned
  • bad
  • debauched
  • dissipated
  • dissolute
  • fast
  • graceless
  • impure
  • iniquitous
  • lewd
  • licentious
  • loose
  • of easy virtue
  • profligate
  • rakish
  • reprobate
  • speedy
  • unchaste
  • unclean
  • unprincipled
  • vicious
  • vile
  • villainous
  • wicked

antonyms for saturnalian

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  • clean
  • decent
  • ethical
  • good
  • honest
  • honorable
  • moral
  • noble
  • principled
  • pure
  • right
  • scrupulous
  • trustworthy
  • truthful
  • uncorrupt
  • upright
  • virtuous
  • chaste
  • depressed
  • disagreeable
  • gloomy
  • grave
  • sad
  • serious
  • solemn
  • tragic
  • unhappy
  • unpleasant
  • upset
  • sorrowful
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How to use saturnalian in a sentence

A fortune, rapid and secure, darted before du Tillet's eyes like a flash of lightning in a saturnalian night.
RISE AND FALL OF CESAR BIROTTEAUHONORE DE BALZAC
At the vestibule door a porter, somewhat befuddled by Saturnalian merry-making, was waiting sleepily.
ROADS FROM ROMEANNE C. E. ALLINSON
The solitary example of a Saturnalian victim in Msia did not fulfil these conditions.
MAGIC AND RELIGIONANDREW LANG
Reference has already been made to Dr. Frazer's view of the Saturnalian king and his awful origin.
CHRISTMAS IN RITUAL AND TRADITION, CHRISTIAN AND PAGANCLEMENT A. MILES
However, this Saturnalian court has done our business; and a glorious batch of claret we had afterwards at Walker's.
GUY MANNERING, OR THE ASTROLOGER, COMPLETE, ILLUSTRATEDSIR WALTER SCOTT
It was found necessary to suggest that originally the Saturnalian victim died in February-March, but this was not proved.
MAGIC AND RELIGIONANDREW LANG
There is no trace in Roman folk-custom of any mock slaying of the actual Roman Saturnalian kings of the brawls in each household.
MAGIC AND RELIGIONANDREW LANG
On holidays and fair-days these Saturnalian proceedings grew more outrageous than ever.
A HISTORY OF POLICE IN ENGLANDW. L. MELVILLE LEE
In a word, it deserves to be regarded as an effusion of Saturnalian licentiousness, rather than of poetry.
THE LIVES OF THE TWELVE CAESARS, COMPLETEC. SUETONIUS TRANQUILLUS
The Saturnalian spirit has not been extinct even in our days.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. II (OF 3)ISAAC DISRAELI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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