pygmalionism

noun

pyg·​ma·​lion·​ism pig-ˈmāl-yən-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce pygmalionism (audio)
often capitalized
: sexual responsiveness directed toward a statue or other representation especially when of one's own making

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“Pygmalionism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pygmalionism. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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