Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The state or quality of being libertine.
  • noun The behavior characteristic of a libertine; promiscuity.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The exercise of the privileges and rights of a libertine or freedman; exemption from servitude and its disabilities.
  • noun The state of being free or unrestrained in thought or action.
  • noun Irreligiousness; regardlessness of the dictates of morality.
  • noun The character or conduct of a libertine or rake; licentiousness; unrestrained indulgence of lust; debauchery; lewdness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare The state of a libertine or freedman.
  • noun Licentious conduct; debauchery; lewdness.
  • noun Licentiousness of principle or opinion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A lifestyle or pattern of behavior characterized by self-indulgence and lack of restraint, especially one involving sexual promiscuity and rejection of religious or other moral authority.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

libertine +‎ -ism

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