Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Wanton

1) Behavior that is grossly negligent and recklessly unconcerned with the safety of people or property. For example, speeding past a school while students are leaving, or firing a shotgun in a crowded public park, are wanton acts that will, if someone is killed, justify a charge of second degree murder. 2) Sexually immoral and unrestrained.
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