Complete Definition of "libidinous"

was wotd|2006|April|29
English

Etymology
Latin libidinosus, from libido âlustâ.

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-libidinous.ogg|Audio (US)
IPA|/lɪ'bɪdɪnÉs/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Having lustful desires; characterized by lewdness; sensual; lascivious.
Quotations
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1700s=1726

1726 â w:Jonathan Swift|Jonathan Swift, s:Gulliver's Travels|Gulliver's Travels Part IV, ch. viii

Synonyms
(having lustful desires): lascivious, lewd, licentious, lustful, wanton

Related terms
libidinism
libidinist
libidinosity

Translations
trans-top|having lustful desires
Chinese:
French: t-|fr|libidineux
German lüstern
Greek: ÏÎ¹Î»Î®Î´Î¿Î½Î¿Ï (philédonos)
Italian: libidinoso
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Japanese:
Korean:

Latin: t-|la|libidinosus
Old English: galfull|gÄlfull, gallic#Old English|gÄlliÄ
Romanian: t-|ro|libidinos
Russian: поÑоÑливÑй (pokhotlivy)
Spanish: libidinoso
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Category:Latin derivations

io:libidinous
fi:libidinous
te:libidinous
vi:libidinous
zh:libidinous

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