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wanton
used in David Copperfield

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Definition of something considered bad:  excessive, thoughtless indulgence — such as waste, cruelty, violence, and especially sexual promiscuity
  • To have imposed any derogatory work upon him, would have been to inflict a wanton insult on the feelings of a most respectable man.
    Chapters 19-21 (57% in)

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