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Meaning of PRURIENCE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  feeling morbid sexual desire
 

PRURIENCE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: carnality, lasciviousness, pruriency
 
 See Also: amativeness, amorousness, eroticism, erotism, sexiness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pru"ri*ence\, Pruriency \Pru"ri*en*cy\, n.
The quality or state of being prurient.

      The pruriency of curious ears.           --Burke.

      There is a prurience in the speech of some. --Cowper.

 

 

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