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las·civ·i·ous

 (lə-sĭv′ē-əs)
adj.
1. Given to or expressing lust; lecherous.
2. Exciting sexual desires; salacious.

[Middle English, from Late Latin lascīviōsus, from Latin lascīvia, lewdness, playfulness, from lascīvus, lustful, playful; see las- in Indo-European roots.]

las·civ′i·ous·ly adv.
las·civ′i·ous·ness n.
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lascivious

(ləˈsɪvɪəs)
adj
1. lustful; lecherous
2. exciting sexual desire
[C15: from Late Latin lascīviōsus, from Latin lascīvia wantonness, from lascīvus]
lasˈciviously adv
lasˈciviousness n
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las•civ•i•ous

(ləˈsɪv i əs)

adj.
1. inclined to lustfulness; wanton; lewd.
2. arousing sexual desire.
3. indicating sexual interest or expressive of lust or lewdness.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin lascīvi(a) playfulness, wantonness]
las•civ′i•ous•ly, adv.
las•civ′i•ous•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lascivious - driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires; "libidinous orgies"
sexy - marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes"
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lascivious

adjective
1. lustful, sensual, immoral, randy (informal, chiefly Brit.), horny (slang), voluptuous, lewd, wanton, salacious, prurient, lecherous, libidinous, licentious, unchaste The man was lascivious, sexually perverted and insatiable.
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lascivious

adjective
1. Feeling or devoted to sexual love or desire:
2. Of, concerning, or promoting sexual love or desire:
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Translations

lascivious

[ləˈsɪvɪəs] ADJlascivo
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lascivious

[ləˈsɪviəs] adjlascif/ive
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lascivious

adjlasziv (geh); movements, person, look, behaviour alsolüstern; bookschlüpfrig
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lascivious

[ləˈsɪvɪəs] adjlascivo/a
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The happiness felt by the Hawthornes on their wedding in Boston on July 9, 1842 becomes a recurring theme throughout the biography, but as McFarland is wont to do, it is first contextualized with news stories from the weekly Concord Freeman the day before the nuptial, reporting on births, deaths, barn burnings, incidents of "lascivious cohabitation" and two teenage boys who fight a duel and are spanked by their mother--"an excellent medicine for unruly children" (6-7).