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eroticism

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of eroticism

  1. 1 intense sexual desire <a novel in which the heroine is in a way victimized by her own repressed eroticism> Synonyms ardor, concupiscence, eros, lust, horniness, itch, lustfulness, passionRelated Words erotomania, nymphomania, satyriasis; lasciviousness, lewdness, libidinousness, licentiousness, lickerishness, randiness, salaciousness, wantonnessNear Antonyms frigidity

  2. 2 sexual appetite <Alfred Kinsey's groundbreaking research in human eroticism> Synonyms concupiscence, desire, horniness, hots, itch, lech, letch, libidinousness, lust, lustfulness, lustihood, passion, salaciousnessRelated Words libido; ardor, heat, rut; erotomania, hypersexuality, lecherousness, lechery, nymphomania, satyriasis; veneryNear Antonyms abstinence, celibacy, chastity; frigidity, frigidness




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