Synonyms for wanton
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Wiktionary3.0 / 1 vote
Undisciplined, unruly; not able to be controlled.
Lewd, immoral; sexually open, unchaste.
The young man wantoned away his inheritance.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
stationary, unrovlng, unsportive, unplayful, unfrolicsome, joyless, thoughtful, demure, sedate, discreet, staid, self-controlled, well-regulated, formal, austere, purposed, deliberate, cold-blooded, determined
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lewd or lascivious woman
motiveless, unprovoked, wantonadjective
occurring without motivation or provocation
"motiveless malignity"; "unprovoked and dastardly attack"- F.D.Roosevelt
easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wantonverb
casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
"her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
motiveless, light-headed, sluttish, wakeful, faint, prosperous, at large(p), well-situated, soft, gentle, idle, blowsy, lightsome, blowzy, light-colored, unaccented, slatternly, weak, low-cal, lite, easy, promiscuous, well-off, liberal, abstemious, informal, unclouded, leisurely, unaffixed, open, light(a), well-to-do, clear, well-fixed, easygoing, on the loose(p), comfortable, lightheaded, clean, tripping, short, scant(p), unprovoked, free, well-heeled, slack, light, swooning, calorie-free, escaped, lax, loose
piddle, wanton, wanton away, piddle away, trifleverb
waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
wanton away, wee, wee-wee, piddle away, play, piddle, dally, urinate, frivol, relieve oneself, micturate, pass water, trifle away, puddle, piss, spend a penny, luxuriate, take a leak, make water, trifle, make, pee-pee, pee
indulge in a carefree or voluptuous way of life
wanton, wanton away, trifle awayverb
"wanton one's money away"
become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
engage in amorous play
behave extremely cruelly and brutally
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It's as though there is a curse that has befallen this city and I expect only news that will shock us. If the city remains in their hands the city is doomed, it is now wanton destruction ... their acts of vengeance are no longer ideologically driven because they are now blowing up buildings with no religious meaning.
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the godsThey kill us for their sport.
Predators are not wanton livestock catching animals, they don't want to come and eat our livestock. What we as humans do is put our livestock in inappropriate locations through lack of knowledge.
Right now, in 2015, fifty years after Selma, there are laws across this country designed to make it harder for people to vote. As we speak, more of such laws are being proposed, meanwhile, the Voting Rights Act, the culmination of so much blood, so much sweat and tears, the product of so much sacrifice in the face of wanton violence ... stands weakened.
Society expects man to be a passive social animal who believes like the People of the Field in "Jurgen" that "to do what you always have done" and "what is expected of you" are the twin rules of life. This, is course, is not true. The wanton crucifixion of impulses, the unnecessary blocking and frustration of the drives and urges, are an evil that reflects itself in sophistication, ennui and boredom, dissatisfaction, melancholy, fatigue, anxiety and neurosis.
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- boshaftes Kind, unkeusch, Schelm, lüstern, BalgGerman
- desobediente, malcriadoSpanish
- kuriton, haaskata, irstas, holtiton, tuhlata, rietas, siveetön, pelle, leikkisä, huikentelevainen, hätäinen, lellikki, vastuuton, riehakasFinnish
- lascif, lubrique, indiscipliné, dévergondéFrench
- onbeheerst, onkuis, losbandig, wellustigDutch
- złośliwy, niepohamowany, nieposkromiony, nieposłusznyPolish
- impúdico, devassoPortuguese
- распутный, безответственный, блудливый, транжирить, баловник, капризный, баловницаRussian
- nestašna dijete, несташна дијетеSerbo-Croatian
- lättfärdig, lössläppt, ohämmadSwedish
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