debauchery









debauchery


noun, plural de·bauch·er·ies.

  1. excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures; intemperance.
  2. Archaic. seduction from duty, allegiance, or virtue.
n.

1640s, from debauch + -ery. With a variety of spellings in 17c., e.g. debaush-, deboich-, debosh-.

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