Libidinousness
Libidinous Li*bid"i*nous (-n[u^]s), a. [L. libidinosus, fr. libido, libidinis, pleasure, desire, lust, fr. libet, lubet, it pleases: cf. F. libidineux. See {Lief}.] Having lustful desires; characterized by lewdness; sensual; lascivious. -- {Li*bid"i*nous*ly}, adv. -- {Li*bid"i*nous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Lewd; lustful; lascivious; unchaste; impure; sensual; licentious; lecherous; salacious. [1913 Webster]


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  • libidinousness — n. lasciviousness, lustfulness, state of being full of sexual desire …   English contemporary dictionary

  • libidinousness — li·bid·i·nous·ness …   English syllables

  • libidinousness — noun see libidinous * * * libidinosˈity or libidˈinousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑libido …   Useful english dictionary

  • Libidinosity — Li*bid i*nos i*ty ( n[o^]s [i^]*t[y^]), n. The state or quality of being libidinous; libidinousness. Skelton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • libidinous — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin libidinosus, from libidin , libido Date: 15th century 1. having or marked by lustful desires ; lascivious 2. libidinal • libidinously adverb • libidinousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • libidinous — libidinously, adv. libidinousness, n. /li bid n euhs/, adj. 1. full of sexual lust; lustful; lewd; lascivious. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the libido. [1400 50; late ME lybydynous < L libidinosus willful, lustful, equiv. to libidin …   Universalium

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