Lasciviousness


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Lasciviousness

Lewdness; indecency; Obscenity; behavior that tends to deprave the morals in regard to sexual relations.

The statutory offense of lascivious Cohabitation is committed by two individuals who live together as Husband and Wife and engage in sexual relations without the sanction of marriage.

See: debauchery
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The systematic incitation to lasciviousness causes the gravest injury to the bodily and mental health of individuals, and a society composed of individuals sexally over-stimulated, knowing no longer any self-control, any discipline, any shame, marches to its certain ruin, because it is too worn out and flaccid to perform great tasks.
For all his assertions that the play seeks to lampoon Islam, Dimmock also avers that a number of its characters are 'demonstrably English' and that the falsity, lasciviousness, and greed of Muslims 'become the exaggerated attributes of his English targets' (22).
That is why he in no way resembled the colorful lasciviousness of the classic mass murderers, but in everything he resembled the manager of the sanitation department--for he never killed people
Likewise, in Isherwood's novel The World in the Evening, Stephen Monk is struck by the lasciviousness of Berlin.
Throughout the work children are seen to hover precariously over the gaping abyss of sin, whether in the form of ingratitude, cruelty, lasciviousness, treachery, or blasphemy.
My oldest children are about to go thru puberty enthralled by an African-American counterculture that celebrates the sexual degradation of women-women no different than Corretta Scott King or, for that matter, Rosa Parks; a subculture that attempts to dignify sexual lasciviousness, blatant chauvinism, children born and reared out of wedlock, African-American male egomaniacs (rapping mostly about themselves and how thug or hard or down they are), gun violence, ruthless greed ("Get Rich or Die Tryin"), absurd greed (flashy tire rims, dental "grills, "pimped" rides), questionable sports hero-worship (A.
The website, All About Myths And Legends contends: ``The hare is an emblem of fertility, abundance, good fortune, sexuality, lasciviousness, lust, procreation, puberty, renewal, spring, rampant growth, excess and love.
Recall the Lewinsky scandal; though whereas Hollywood is libertine, sex in the nation's capital is a hypocritical mix of lasciviousness and prudery.
Well, I find it telling that The Register-Guard fails in its liberal lasciviousness to publish photos of the rigor mortis-ridden corpses of those beheaded and butchered by psychotic, terrorist kidnappers.
Basically, they were complaining about the noise and the lasciviousness of the dances.