n. lewdness, lustfulness, tendency to indulge sexual desires to an excessive degree

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  • lecherousness — lech er*ous*ness n. an inclination to excessive indulgence in sexual activity; habitually developing a strong sexual arousal. Syn: lust, lustfulness, itch. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lecherousness — lecherous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire. DERIVATIVES lecherously adverb lecherousness noun. ORIGIN Old French lecheros, from lechier live in debauchery or gluttony ; related to LICK(Cf. ↑lick) …   English terms dictionary

  • Lecherousness — Lecherous Lech er*ous, a. Like a lecher; addicted to lewdness; excessively lustful; used mostly of men; also, lust provoking. A lecherous thing is wine. Chaucer. {Lech er*ous*ly}, adv. {Lech er*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lecherousness — noun see lecherous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lecherousness — See lecherously. * * * …   Universalium

  • lecherousness — noun The property of being lecherous …   Wiktionary

  • lecherousness — lech·er·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • lecherousness — noun a strong sexual desire • Syn: ↑lust, ↑lustfulness • Derivationally related forms: ↑lustful (for: ↑lustfulness), ↑lusty (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Níð — (Old Norse) (Anglo Saxon nith , Old High German (OHG) nid(d) , modern German form Neid , modern Low Saxon nied ) in ancient Germanic mythology was the constituting and qualifying attribute for people suspected of being a malicious mythological… …   Wikipedia

  • Priapus — /pruy ay peuhs/, n. 1. Class. Myth. a god of male procreative power, the son of Dionysus and Aphrodite. 2. (l.c.) a phallus. * * * Greek god of animal and vegetable fertility. He was represented in a caricature of the human form, grotesquely… …   Universalium

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