Definition of wantonness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    wantonness

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈwɒntənnəs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɑːntənnəs//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1(formal) the fact of causing harm or damage deliberately and for no acceptable reason the wantonness of this destruction
  2. 2(old-fashioned, disapproving) sexually immoral behaviour