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Adjective
Having a strong carnal desire
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“Garreth will ruthlessly exploit Lucia's greatest weakness, which is her wanton desire for him.”
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Having a tendency to inflict suffering and pain on others
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“In the same proportion, the laws which were founded upon them contained provisions fraught with injustice, oppression, and wanton cruelty.”
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Indifferent to danger or consequences
“Patrick is perplexed at best and diabolical at worst, often living a wanton life marked by lust and greed.”
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(archaic) Merry or carefree in nature
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“To innocent cheerfulness, a wanton levity succeeds, which banishes sober thought, and laughs at all that is serious.”
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Unnecessary or uncalled for
“Vandalism often carries the connotation of being a senseless, meaningless or wanton act of destruction.”
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Done in a purposeful or deliberate manner
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“A person shall not be liable for civil damages as a result of his or her acts or omissions, except for willful or wanton misconduct in providing the care.”
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Without provocation or a justified cause
“He presided over the wanton decision to unbalance the current budget in 1972.”
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Unreasonable or inappropriate in magnitude
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Not restrained or held in check
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Not required
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Recklessly wasteful or extravagant
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Harshly sarcastic or satirical in nature
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Rapid change
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Tending to misbehave or act badly
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Lacking a proper plan or direction
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Noun
A lewd, immoral or self-indulgent person
“I had been living as a wanton, harboring no thoughts for a conventional way of life.”
Noun
One who engages in carnal activity liberally or for payment
“She throws herself at men like a shameless wanton.”
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A flirtatious or promiscuous young woman
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A person who habitually flirts
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To deceive or fool someone
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(rare) To amuse oneself or play in a lively, energetic way
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To waste something frivolously
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