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Definitionof something considered bad: excessive, thoughtless indulgence — such as waste, cruelty, violence, and especially sexual promiscuity
- I believe that I have no enemy on earth, and none surely would have been so wicked as to destroy me wantonly.Chapter 8 (31% in)
- Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed?Chapter 16 (1% in)
- The picture I present to you is peaceful and human, and you must feel that you could deny it only in the wantonness of power and cruelty.Chapter 17 (41% in)
There are no more uses of "wanton" in Frankenstein.
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