salaciousness


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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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Exploited women appeared to be piling up in real life and in fantasy, and, if one were contemplating the nation's Puritan roots, the veneer separating repressed sexuality and unabashed salaciousness was shattered with undeniable reckoning.
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