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seduction

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noun se·duc·tion \si-ˈdək-shən\

Simple Definition of seduction

  • : the act of persuading someone to have sex with you

  • : something that interests and attracts people

Full Definition of seduction

  1. 1 :  the act of seducing; especially :  the enticement of a person to sexual intercourse

  2. 2 :  something that seduces :  temptation

  3. 3 :  something that attracts or charms

Examples of seduction

  1. The book describes his seductions of young women.

  2. <the swift seduction of the college freshman into a life of drinking and partying>



Origin of seduction

Middle French, from Late Latin seduction-, seductio, from Latin, act of leading aside, from seducere


First Known Use: 1526



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