libidinous

  • 1 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},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 libidinous — index dissolute, immoral, lascivious, lecherous, lewd, obscene, prurient, salacious, scurrilous …

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  • 3 libidinous — lustful, mid 15c., O.Fr. libidineus (13c., Mod.Fr. libidineux), from L. libidinosus full of desire, lustful, from libido pleasure, desire, sensual passion, lust (see LIBIDO (Cf. libido)). Related: Libidinously; libidinousness …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 libidinous — lecherous, lustful, lascivious, lewd, wanton, libertine, *licentious Analogous words: sensual, animal, *carnal: *immoral: gross, obscene, *coarse: dissolute, *abandoned, profligate, reprobate …

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  • 5 libidinous — [adj] lustful carnal, coarse, concupiscent, debauched, fast, hot*, impure, incontinent, lascivious, lecherous, libertine, loose*, obscene, passionate, prurient, salacious, satyric, sensual, unchaste, wanton, wicked; concepts 372,545 Ant. clean,… …

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  • 6 libidinous — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing excessive sexual drive. ORIGIN Latin libidinosus, from libido desire, lust …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 libidinous — [li bid′ nəs] adj. [ME lybidynous < L libidinosus < libido: see LIBIDO] full of or characterized by lust; lewd; lascivious libidinously adv. libidinousness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 libidinous — [[t]lɪbɪ̱dɪnəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED People who are libidinous have strong sexual feelings and express them in their behaviour. [LITERARY] Powell let his libidinous imagination run away with him. Syn: lustful …

    English dictionary

  • 9 libidinous — adjective /lɪˈbɪdɪnəs/ Having lustful desires; characterized by lewdness; sensual; lascivious. It is observed, that the red haired of both sexes are more libidinous and mischievous than the rest, whom yet they much exceed in strength and activity …

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  • 10 libidinous — Lascivious; invested with or arousing sexual desire or energy. [L. libidinosus, fr. libido (libidin ), pleasure, desire] * * * li·bid·i·nous ən əs, bid nəs adj 1) having or marked by lustful desires 2) LIBIDINAL <libidinous ties between… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 11 libidinous — adjective libidinous impulses Syn: lustful, lecherous, lascivious, lewd, carnal, salacious, prurient, licentious, libertine, lubricious, dissolute, debauched, depraved, degenerate, decadent, dissipated, wanton, promiscuous; informal wol …

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  • 12 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 …

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  • 13 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 …

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  • 14 libidinous — Synonyms and related words: animal, aphrodisiomaniacal, appetitive, bawdy, carnal, clitoromaniacal, coarse, concupiscent, desiderative, desireful, desiring, desirous, dirty, eager, ejaculatory, erotic, eroticomaniacal, erotomaniacal, fast,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 libidinous — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. lustful, licentious, salacious; see lewd 2 , sensual . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. lustful, *hot, *horny, lascivious, lewd, randy, sensual, carnal, lecherous, turned on. ANT.: turned off III (Roget s Thesaurus II)… …

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  • 16 libidinous — li|bid|i|nous [ lı bidnəs ] adjective LITERARY expressing strong sexual feelings …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 libidinous — see LOVE …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 18 libidinous — li·bid·i·nous || lɪ bɪdɪnÉ™s adj. lustful, lascivious, lewd; of or pertaining to the libido (sexual instinct; person s instinctive drives and energies) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 libidinous — [lɪ bɪdɪnəs] adjective having or showing strong sexual drive. Derivatives libidinously adverb libidinousness noun Origin ME: from L. libidinosus, from libido desire, lust …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 libidinous — a. Lascivious, lustful, carnal, lecherous, lickerish, lewd, salacious, concupiscent, wanton, loose, unchaste, incontinent, lubric, lubrical, lubricous, sensual, impure …

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