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prurient

adjective

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formal + usually disapproving having or showing too much interest in sex
  • He took a prurient interest in their personal life.
  • a book that appealed to the prurient curiosity of its readers

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The first known use of prurient was in 1592

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“Prurient.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prurient. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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