Lib"er*tin*ism (?), n.

1.

The state of a libertine or freedman.

[R.]

Hammond.

2.

Licentious conduct; debauchery; lewdness.

3.

Licentiousness of principle or opinion.

That spirit of religion and seriousness vanished all at once, and a spirit of liberty and libertinism, of infidelity and profaneness, started up in the room of it. Atterbury.

 

© Webster 1913.

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