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sa·la·cious

 (sə-lā′shəs)
adj.
1. Appealing to or stimulating sexual desire: salacious reading material.
2. Characterized by or indicating sexual desire; lustful: a salacious wink.

[From Latin salāx, salāc-, fond of leaping, lustful, from salīre, to leap; see sel- in Indo-European roots.]

sa·la′cious·ly adv.
sa·la′cious·ness, sa·lac′i·ty (sə-lăs′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salaciousness - the trait of behaving in an obscene mannersalaciousness - the trait of behaving in an obscene manner
indecency - the quality of being indecent
smuttiness, dirtiness - obscenity in speech or writing
Translations

salaciousness

[səˈleɪʃəsnɪs] N salacity [səˈlæsɪtɪ] N (frm) → salacidad f

salaciousness

[səˈleɪʃəsnəs] n (= prurience) → grivoiserie f

salaciousness

nSchlüpfrigkeit f; (of picture)aufreizende Darstellung; (of chuckle)Anzüglichkeit f

salaciousness

[səˈleɪʃəsnɪs] n (see adj) → salacità, scabrosità, lascivia
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He's transfixed by her "tight miniskirt and kneehigh Italian boots" He quotes approvingly one anonymous former member of SDS as remembering, "Every guy I knew at Columbia, every single one, wanted to f--k her" He is well pleased to recycle David Horowitz and Peter Collier's Rolling Stone article of more than 30 years ago quoting Mark Rudd as having once remarked that "Power doesn't flow out of the barrel of a gun, power flows out of Bernadine's c--t" The salaciousness is relentless.
Over the last couple of decades, we've all seen trivialization of news, a drift toward celebrity, scandal and salaciousness.
Complementing these cases is the running discourse connecting Jews and salaciousness, which thrives among both anti-Semites and philo-Semites (among them James Joyce and Henry Miller).
Yet the image reads as almost gleeful in its salaciousness.
16) The periodicals they have advocated are, however, open to the same criticism of triviality, invidiousness, and even, at times, salaciousness as the tabloids they pillory.
When the production came to Cardiff a few years back, there were ructions from some quarters who couldn't quite see past the surface salaciousness to the challenging piece of work that it purported to be.
MacCarthy reveals considerably more, but implicit is her belief that quotations and facts should speak for themselves; the result is an absence of salaciousness or vulgar sensationalism.
While the theory that both salaciousness and frigidity equated to moral insanity seems paradoxical, the commonality is that, in a particular circumstance, the behaviour deviated from and defied masculine desire.
I would add that salaciousness is also in the eye of the beholder.
Too many of us have winked in amusement at the salaciousness without considering the larger corruption of journalism and politics promulgated by Murdoch Culture on both sides 
of the Atlantic.
Before the old men can pursue their salaciousness any further, Melanie, Wooten's widow, interrupts them.
Then, of course, there's the Fourth Estate, the gentleman of Her Majesty's media, for whom the combination of salaciousness and moral outrage represents the perfect readall-about-it storm.