What does the word lascivious mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Lasciviousness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Wanton; lewd; unchaste.

Usage examples for lascivious

  1. Eumolpus was furiously angry because of all this, and all the more so as lascivious advances were in open violation of the treaty which had been signed. – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  2. There he met with abundance of temptations to fall into that loose and lascivious course of life which prevails more in that city, perhaps, than in any other in Europe. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward