Lascivious vs Lascious - What's the difference?

lascivious | lascious |


As adjectives the difference between lascivious and lascious

is that lascivious is wanton; lewd, driven by lust, lustful while lascious is (obsolete) loose; lascivious.

lascivious

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Wanton; lewd, driven by lust, lustful.
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  • *:The colonel and his sponsor made a queer contrast: Greystone [the sponsor] long and stringy, with a face that seemed as if a cold wind was eternally playing on it. […] But there was not a more lascivious reprobate and gourmand in all London than this same Greystone.
  • Synonyms

    * wanton, lewd, lustful

    See also

    * lecherous

    lascious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) loose; lascivious
  • To depaint lascious wantonness. — Holland.
    (Webster 1913)