Simple Definition of pornography
: movies, pictures, magazines, etc., that show or describe naked people or sex in a very open and direct way in order to cause sexual excitement
Full Definition of pornography
1 : the depiction of erotic behavior (as in pictures or writing) intended to cause sexual excitement
2 : material (as books or a photograph) that depicts erotic behavior and is intended to cause sexual excitement
3 : the depiction of acts in a sensational manner so as to arouse a quick intense emotional reaction <the pornography of violence>
pornographicplay \ˌpȯr-nə-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
pornographicallyplay \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of pornography in a sentence
If you ask me, his movies are just high-class pornography.
Additional Notes on pornography
Pornographic material is protected expression unless it is determined to be obscene. However, child pornography is illegal under federal and state laws prohibiting the depiction of minors in sexual acts.
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