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eroticism

noun

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1 intense sexual desire
  • a novel in which innocence and eroticism are themes

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2 sexual appetite
  • Alfred Kinsey's groundbreaking research in human eroticism

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The first known use of eroticism was in 1881

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“Eroticism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eroticism. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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