lascivious lascivious  /lə ˈsɪ vi əs/


  • (adj) driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires



  1. The Federal prosecutor called it "unsuitable, immoral and lascivious, with adultery as its theme.
  2. Adultery, fornication and homosexual acts were also against the law, as was "lascivious carriage," a curious catchall offense loosely defined as "conduct which is wanton or lewd".
  3. The Queen of the Nile and the Prince of Denmark fell into each others boozy, lascivious arms and set off on a saga of extravagant narcissism that became a celebrity contribution.


  1. Child Molester receives 184 Years to Life

    Enrique Jaime Vasquez sentenced to 184 years to life after being convicted by jury of 18 counts of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sacramento Today

  2. Police: Winter Haven man molested child

    A Winter Haven man was arrested on Friday night and charged with lascivious molestation and lewd exhibition after he molested a three-year-old girl and performed lewd acts in front of another child, police said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WESH 2 Orlando

  3. Rockledge man charged with sexually abusing disabled woman

    Thomas Ellsworth Henry was charged with sexual battery by custodian and lewd and lascivious on a disabled adult and arrested Saturday night. / BREVARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Bay Bulletin


  1. "I accept what Sen. Craig has said, that he was not undertaking any lewd or lascivious act, and I think it's very important to give him a chance to state his case," Specter said.
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Arlen Specter Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "On Desperate Housewives or CSI, there is a level of lascivious content," Poul said, "but the person involved usually gets punished or, preferably, killed. We love our characters. We don't judge them. There are no negative repercussions for...
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Alan Poul Source: Metro Canada - Calgary

  3. Van Dyk says, "I had a lot of fun working with Jessica. Her lascivious voice and sexy attitude reflects the theme of the single perfectly."
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Paul van Dyk Source: Plug In music

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