Definition of Libertinage:
debasement, debauchery, iniquity, degenerateness, degeneracy, degradation, corruption, depravity, dissipatedness, perversion, turpitude, dissipation, decadency, licentiousness, dissoluteness, degeneration, rakishness, decadence, immorality, libertinism, pervertedness, profligacy, sin, iniquitousness, abjection, demoralization, corruptness.
- "The Orchard of Tears", Sax Rohmer.
In them we behold the true model of the French soldier; and it is this kindness, mingled with the austerity of a warrior, this attachment of the chief to the soldier, which the latter is so capable of appreciating, and an impregnable honor, which serve to distinguish our soldiers from all others, and not, as foreigners think, presumption, braggadocio, and libertinage, which latter are ever the characteristics of the parasites of glory alone.- "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
That shrewd rebel, however, did not suffer his men to remain within either the seduction of promise or the terror of menace; he immediately set out on his march for his promised land of Xaragua, trusting to impair every honest principle and virtuous tie of his misguided followers by a life of indolence and libertinage.- "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II)", Washington Irving.