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Synonyms and Antonyms of fetish

  1. 1 something about which one is constantly thinking or concerned dieting seems to be a fetish with some people Synonyms fixation (also fetich), idée fixe, mania, obsession, preoccupation, prepossessionRelated Words monomania; complex, hang-up, problem, trip; appetite, cacoëthes, compulsion, craving, desire, drive, enthusiasm, fascination, hankering, hunger, infatuation, itch, longing, lust, passion, pining, thirst, urge, yearning, yen; idiosyncrasy, quirk; bent, disposition, inclination, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendencyNear Antonyms apathy, disinterestedness, disregard, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern, unconcernedness

  2. 2 something worn or kept to bring good luck or keep away evil an archaeologist discovering an old animal tooth that may have been worn as a fetish Synonyms amulet, charm (also fetich), mascot, mojo, periapt, phylactery, talismanRelated Words gris-gris (also grigri), juju, philter, toadstone; emblem, symbol, token, totemNear Antonyms curse, hex, spellAntonyms hoodoo, jinx

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