Definition of Lasciviousness

1. Noun. Feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness.




Definition of Lasciviousness

1. Noun. The state or characteristic of being lascivious. ¹

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Definition of Lasciviousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lasciviousness

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lasciviousness (current term)
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Literary usage of Lasciviousness

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1. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"According as the element of sexual intercourse is directly or indirectly involved in immoral practices, we may distinguish lasciviousness and obscenity from ..."

2. The Police Power, Public Policy and Constitutional Rights by Ernst Freund (1904)
"According as the element of sexual intercourse is directly or indirectly involved in immoral practices, we may distinguish lasciviousness and obscenity from ..."

3. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1890)
"which the lewdness or lasciviousness is displayed.1 V. Joint or Separate.—In a leading case, decided by the court under a statute providing for the offence ..."

4. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"... to teach them, and to bring their salvation; but they walked despitefully against the spirit of grace, and turned it into lasciviousness. ..."

5. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles (1854)
"... detestable female lasciviousness which gave birth to this calamity, this dreadful and ever-to-be•deplored slaughter took place by the avenging hand of ..."

6. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1825)
"... but likewise all manner of uncleanness and lasciviousness, and the cherishing and indulgence of all impure inclinations are strictly prohibited. ..."

7. The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia by James Orr (1915)
"Peter (1 Pet 4 3) mentions those who "walked in lasciviousness, lusts, ... and (2 18) of "lasciviousness" (AV "wantonness"), as a means "to entice in the ..."

8. The General Principles of the Law of Evidence: In Their Application to the by Frank Sumner Rice (1894)
"Previous Acts of lasciviousness may be Shown.— The able opinion of Elliott, Ch. J., in State v. Marking, 95 Ind. 464, 48 Am. Rep. ..."

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