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- n. The state or quality of being debauched.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being debauched; intemperance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being debauched; gross intemperance.
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So there you have it - my life seems to be lurching between the innocence of girl scout cookies and the debauchedness of copious imbibing, propped up by looming deadlines at every corner.
Fortescue (November,1655), speaks sharply of the disorders and debauchedness, profaneness and wickedness, commonly practised amongst the army sent out to the West Indies.