- Libertinage is defined as the act or attitude of loose morals.
An example of libertinage is someone who doesn't know right from wrong.
From the French libertinage.
Variant of libertine
- in ancient Rome, a person who had been freed from slavery
Origin of libertineprob. via Fr libertin a person, esp. a man, who leads an unrestrained, sexually immoral life; rake
- Archaic a freethinker
Origin of libertineMiddle English libertyn ; from Classical Latin libertinus ; from libertus, freedman ; from liber, free: see liberal
morally unrestrained; licentious