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Libidinous – 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam

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Definition of Libidinous from 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam in visual dictionary and thesaurus for GRE candidates and advanced learners of English in real or authentic context

/lɪˈbɪd.ɪ.nəs/ (adj)

Definition

having or showing strong sexual desire, horny, incontinent, lascivious, lecherous, licentious, lustful, libertine, lewd, salacious

Example

The recent publication of proposed amendments to the Films and Publications Act 65 of 1996 drew some sharp criticism from the media. Some organizations described these amendments as, inter alia, unconstitutional and outrageous, while the Department of Home Affairs defended the amendments as an attempt to protect children from potentially harmful, libidinous and age-inappropriate material. This discussion briefly examines the historical development of censorship as well as the current classification process in South Africa, followed by a discussion of the proposed amendments as well as the reaction thereto.

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Antonyms

continent, celibate

Parts of speech

Noun: libidinousness

Adverb: libidinously

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