eroticism

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noun erot·i·cism \i-ˈrä-tə-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of eroticism

  1. 1 :  an erotic theme or quality

  2. 2 :  a state of sexual arousal

  3. 3 :  insistent sexual impulse or desire

eroticist

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Examples of eroticism in a sentence

  1. the subtle eroticism of his films

  2. an actress known for her smoldering eroticism

1881

First Known Use of eroticism

1881


EROTICISM Defined for English Language Learners

eroticism

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noun erot·i·cism \i-ˈrä-tə-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of eroticism for English Language Learners

  • : a quality that causes sexual feelings


Medical Dictionary

eroticism

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noun erot·i·cism \i-ˈrät-ə-ˌsiz-əm\

Medical Definition of eroticism

  1. 1:  the arousal of or the attempt to arouse sexual feeling by means of suggestion, symbolism, or allusion (as in an art form)

  2. 2:  a state of sexual arousal or anticipation (as from stimulation of erogenous zones)

  3. 3:  insistent sexual impulse or desire



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