|part of speech:
||not within the bounds of morality or propriety, esp. with regard to sexual conduct; immoral; lewd.
Kissing in public or without being engaged would have been considered licentious behavior by many in the nineteenth century.
- dissolute, libertine
- continent, moral
- similar words:
- abandoned, immoral, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, lubricious, profligate, uninhibited, unrestrained, wanton
||bawdy, corrupt, lewd, loose, obscene, perverted, wanton
||licentiously (adv.), licentiousness (n.)