libidinousness


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li·bid·i·nous

 (lĭ-bĭd′n-əs)
adj.
Having or exhibiting lustful desires; lascivious.

[Middle English, from Old French libidineux, from Latin libīdinōsus, from libīdō, libīdin-, lust, desire; see libido.]

li·bid′i·nous·ly adv.
li·bid′i·nous·ness n.
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