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fetishism

noun fe·tish·ism \-tish-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of fetishism

  1. 1 :  belief in magical fetishes

  2. 2 :  extravagant irrational devotion

  3. 3 :  the pathological displacement of erotic interest and satisfaction to a fetish

fetishist

play \-tish-ist\ noun

fetishistic

play \ˌfe-ti-ˈshis-tik also ˌfē-\ adjective

fetishistically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


1801

First Known Use of fetishism

1801

Variants of fetishism

also

fetichism

play \-tish-ˌi-zəm\

Medical Dictionary

fetishism

noun fe·tish·ism

Medical Definition of fetishism

  1. :  the pathological displacement of erotic interest and satisfaction to a fetish

fetishistic

also

fetichistic

\ˌfet-ish-ˈis-tik also ˌfēt-\play play adjective

fetishistically

\-ti-k(ə-)lē\play adverb


Variants of fetishism

also

fetichism

\-ish-ˌiz-əm\play

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