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3 definitions found
 for lascivious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lascivious \Las*civ"i*ous\ (l[a^]s*s[i^]v"[i^]*[u^]s), a. [L.
     lascivia wantonness, fr. lascivus wanton; cf. Gr. la`stauros
     lecherous, lh^n to wish, Skr. lash to desire.]
     1. Wanton; lewd; lustful; as, lascivious men; lascivious
        desires. --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Tending to produce voluptuous or lewd emotions.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber
              To the lascivious pleasing of a lute. --Shak.
        -- Las*civ"i*ous*ly, adv. -- Las*civ"i*ous*ness, n.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lascivious
      adj 1: driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful
             desires; "libidinous orgies" [syn: lascivious, lewd,
             libidinous, lustful]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  85 Moby Thesaurus words for "lascivious":
     Cyprian, Fescennine, amative, amatory, amorous, animal,
     aphrodisiomaniacal, appetitive, ardent, bawdy, blue, carnal,
     clitoromaniacal, coarse, concupiscent, debauched, desiderative,
     desireful, desiring, desirous, dirty, eager, ejaculatory, erotic,
     eroticomaniacal, erotomaniacal, fast, filthy, fleshly, goatish,
     gross, gynecomaniacal, hircine, hoping, hormic, horny, hot,
     hot-blooded, hysteromaniacal, impassioned, incontinent, indecent,
     itching, ithyphallic, lecherous, lewd, libertine, libidinal,
     libidinous, licentious, lickerish, loverlike, loverly, lubricious,
     lubricous, lurid, lustful, needing, nymphomaniacal, obscene,
     offensive, optative, orgasmic, orgastic, passionate, pornographic,
     priapic, prurient, randy, ribald, ruttish, salacious, satyric,
     sensual, sex-starved, sexual, sexy, smutty, steamy, tempted,
     unsatisfied, vile, wanting, wanton, wishing
  
  

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