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Meaning of EROTICISM

Pronunciation:  i'râti`sizum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
  2. [n]  a state of anticipation of sexuality

EROTICISM is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: amativeness, amorousness, erotism, erotism, sexiness
 See Also: carnality, concupiscence, lasciviousness, physical attraction, prurience, pruriency, sexual arousal, sexual desire



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E*rot"i*cism\, n.
Erotic quality.

Thesaurus Terms
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