Synonyms of wanton in English:



  • 1 wanton destruction
    deliberate, wilful, malicious, malevolent, spiteful, vicious, wicked, evil, cruel; unprovoked, unmotivated, motiveless, arbitrary, groundless, unjustifiable, unjustified, needless, unnecessary, uncalled for, gratuitous, senseless, pointless, purposeless, aimless, useless, meaningless, empty, vacuous
    [Antonyms] justifiable
  • 2 a wanton seductress
    [Antonyms] chaste moral
  • 3 literary a wanton fawn See playful (sense 1)
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