lascivious


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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.

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

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.
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"

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.

lascivious

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

lascivious

[ləˈsɪvɪəs] ADJlascivo

lascivious

[ləˈsɪviəs] adjlascif/ive

lascivious

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

lascivious

[ləˈsɪvɪəs] adjlascivo/a
References in classic literature ?
Bad air is always about you and your repasts: your lascivious thoughts, your lies, and secrets are indeed in the air!
Never can I persuade myself that I see that sweet and noble mask change into a hypocritical lascivious face.
The men are tall and well made, with forms indicating strength and activity; the women with regular and occasionally handsome features, and a lascivious expression, characteristic of their temperament.
This Emperor hath no son, and now is old, Old and lascivious, and from Rome retired To Capreae, an island small but strong On the Campanian shore, with purpose there His horrid lusts in private to enjoy; Committing to a wicked favourite All public cares, and yet of him suspicious; Hated of all, and hating.
But, leaving this, let me have a wife, The fairest maid in Germany; For I am wanton and lascivious, And cannot live without a wife.
Earth trembl'd from her entrails, as again In pangs, and Nature gave a second groan, Skie lowr'd, and muttering Thunder, som sad drops Wept at compleating of the mortal Sin Original; while ADAM took no thought, Eating his fill, nor EVE to iterate Her former trespass fear'd, the more to soothe Him with her lov'd societie, that now As with new Wine intoxicated both They swim in mirth, and fansie that they feel Divinitie within them breeding wings Wherewith to scorn the Earth: but that false Fruit Farr other operation first displaid, Carnal desire enflaming, hee on EVE Began to cast lascivious Eyes, she him As wantonly repaid; in Lust they burne: Till ADAM thus 'gan EVE to dalliance move.
He took Cucumetto one side, while the young girl, seated at the foot of a huge pine that stood in the centre of the forest, made a veil of her picturesque head-dress to hide her face from the lascivious gaze of the bandits.
Tuesday, July 16, for alleged lascivious acts to a minor.
The lawsuit had accused Spacey, 59, of "explicit sexual behaviour and lewd and lascivious conduct".
"Specifically, the Court referred to the maximum penalty for lascivious conduct under RA 7610, Section 5(b), Article III when the child victim is under 12 years of age (reclusion temporal medium) and when the victim is 12 years old and below 18, or 18 or older under special circumstances, i.e., are unable to fully take care of themselves or protect themselves from abuse, neglect, cruelty, exploitation or discrimination because of a physical or mental disability or condition (reclusion temporal medium to reclusion perpetua) under Section 3(a).
Diego Berrio, 39, who served a little more than two years as pastor of Mision San Diego on Wilke Road, paid $453 in court costs after entering the no-contest plea on a charge of lewd and lascivious behavior, Miami-Dade County court records show.
He admitted six counts of sexual battery and lewd and lascivious behaviour and got four years.