Synonyms of licentious
promiscuousDictionary • alarming stories of licentious behaviour
promiscuous • Everyone nowadays is aware of the risks of promiscuous sex.
immoral • those who think that birth control is immoral
lewd • He spends all his day eyeing up women and making lewd comments.
debauched • a debauched circus performer in nineteenth-century Poland
sensual • He was a very sensual person.
wanton • Women behaving with the same sexual freedom as men are considered wanton.
profligate • setting his usual profligate and rakish example to society
impure • They say such behaviour might lead to impure temptations.
lascivious • The man was lascivious, sexually perverted and insatiable.
lustful • He can't stop himself from having lustful thoughts.
dissolute • She regretted her dissolute life.
libertine • He was free to explore a libertine lifestyle.
libidinous • He let his libidinous imagination run away with him.
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debauchedIf you describe someone as debauched, you mean they behave in a way that you think is socially unacceptable, for example because they drink a lot of alcohol or have sex with a lot of people.
• a debauched circus performer in nineteenth-century Poland
dissoluteSomeone who is dissolute does not care at all about morals and lives in a way that is considered to be wicked and immoral.
• She regretted her dissolute life.
Thesaurus for licentious from the Collins English Thesaurus