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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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