wanton / ˈwɒn tn /


wanton4 个定义

adj. 形容词 adjective
  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.
n. 名词 noun
  1. a wanton or lascivious person, especially a woman.
v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to behave in a wanton manner; become wanton.
v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to squander, especially in pleasure: to wanton away one's inheritance.

wanton 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective

extravagant, lustful

adj. 形容词 adjective

cruel, malicious

adj. 形容词 adjective


n. 名词 noun

profligate person

wanton 的近义词 3


  1. Although legislation could have prevented such wanton misuse, digitalization would also enable authorities to microtarget where every cent of every stimulus payment went and what it achieved.
  2. Best of all, riding old bikes doesn’t mean you have to forego the delights of wanton consumerism.
  3. Over a decade, his teaching often took place in an atmosphere of what one cadet called “wanton disrespect.”
  4. One of the reasons the Vikings are viewed so negatively is that their violence could seem wanton or irrational.
  5. His story is largely devoid of wanton violence and gratuitous sex.
  6. Lind ruled that evidence that al Qaeda had obtained information via WikiLeaks was also relevant to proving “wanton publication.”
  7. The new movie Pacific Rim has brought robots bursting back into our collective consciousness like wanton property damage.
  8. He stood by the side of the little river, its clear waters showing the fish darting to and fro, as if in wanton play.
  9. Because the Christian regards the hooligan, the thief, the wanton, and the drunkard as men and women who have done wrong.
  10. You only encourage him in his wanton mischief, and no one takes any heed how he torments my poor Margaret.
  11. Wrongs less wanton and outrageous precipitated the French Revolution.
  12. Mary Manley died; an English authoress, of considerable reputation as a writer, but of a wanton and licentious character.