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wan·ton·ness

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  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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  1. 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.

  2. 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.


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