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Synonyms for wantonnesswan·ton·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abandon, wantonness, unconstraintnoun

    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry

    "she danced with abandon"

    Synonyms:
    wildness, licentiousness, unconstraint, abandon

  2. licentiousness, wantonnessnoun

    the quality of being lewd and lascivious

    Synonyms:
    dissolution, licentiousness, unconstraint, abandon, looseness, dissipation, profligacy

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How to use wantonness in a sentence?

  1. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    The much occupied man has no time for wantonness, and it is an obvious commonplace that the evils of leisure can be shaken off by hard work.

  2. Herman Melville, Billy Budd, Sailor:

    Toward the accomplishment of an aim, which in wantonness of atrocity would seem to partake of the insane, he will direct a cool judgement, sagacious and sound. These men are madmen, and of the most dangerous sort.

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