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1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Licentious \Li*cen"tious\ (-sh[u^]s), a. [L. licentiosus: cf. F.
   licencieux. See License.]
   1. Characterized by license; passing due bounds; excessive;
      abusive of freedom; wantonly offensive; as, a licentious
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            A wit that no licentious pertness knows. --Savage.
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   2. Unrestrained by law or morality; lawless; immoral;
      dissolute; lewd; lascivious; as, a licentious man; a
      licentious life. "Licentious wickedness." --Shak.
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   Syn: Unrestrained; uncurbed; uncontrolled; unruly; riotous;
        ungovernable; wanton; profligate; dissolute; lax; loose;
        sensual; impure; unchaste; lascivious; immoral.
        [1913 Webster] -- Li*cen"tious*ly, adv. --
        Li*cen"tious*ness, n.
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