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Debauchery is behavior considered excessively decadent, indulgent, and depraved. Debauchery has traditionally been used in a negative way by those who condemn it as immoral or sinful. But it is also used in a somewhat ironic way by those who engage in such activity to celebrate it or make it seem fun. The first records of the word debauchery come from the s. From its earliest usage, debauchery has been used to refer to behavior considered immoral.
Top definition. Extreme indulgence in sensual pleasures; dissipation. Seduction from morality, allegiance , or duty. The debauchery was so hard core last night that I won't be able to get another erection for weeks. Aug 4 Word of the Day. Every household should have a few gallons.