erotism

noun
er·​o·​tism | \ ˈer-ə-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce erotism (audio) \

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First Known Use of erotism

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of erotism was in 1849

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“Erotism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/erotism. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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erotism

noun
er·​o·​tism | \ ˈer-ə-ˌtiz-əm How to pronounce erotism (audio) \

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