Adjective "Wanton" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Wanton


    Definition:

    1. done, shown, used, etc., maliciously or unjustifiably: a wanton attack; wanton cruelty.

    2. deliberate and without motive or provocation; uncalled-for; headstrong; willful: Why jeopardize your career in such a wanton way?

    3. without regard for what is right, just, humane, etc.; careless; reckless: a wanton attacker of religious convictions.

    4. sexually lawless or unrestrained; loose; lascivious; lewd: wanton behavior.

    5. extravagantly or excessively luxurious, as a p

    Examples:

    "destructions can be wanton."

    "violences can be wanton."

    "uses can be wanton."

    "people can be wanton."

    "disregards can be wanton."

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