libertinage

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the French libertinage.

NounEdit

libertinage (countable and uncountable, plural libertinages)

  1. The conduct or activities of a libertine; licentiousness.
    • 1965, Justine, Philosophy in the Bedroom, and other Writings:
      Destroy, with entire unpity, raze to the ground, those detestable houses where you billet the progeny of the libertinage of the poor, appalling cloacas, wherefrom there every day spews forth into society a swarm of new-made creatures []

See alsoEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

libertin +‎ -age

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

libertinage m (plural libertinages)

  1. The conduct or activities of a libertine; licentiousness

DescendantsEdit

  • English: libertinage

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