eroticism

[ ih-rot-uh-siz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF eroticism

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Eroticism is no more a vice than sexual anæsthesia is a virtue.

There are yet other evidences of degeneration; witness the eroticism that is to be found in our literature.

He lacks passion, and he is never wanton; his eroticism is only Epicureanism.

But that which he knew best of all was the history of eroticism.

She was a person of strong common sense, and this mixture of religion and eroticism disgusted her.

Vien it was who, suppressing the eroticism of Boucher, instigated the so-called classic revival founded on Græco-Roman ideals.

Eroticism taught and practised as a religious conviction—that is the essential and significant feature of the situation.

The sensuous and voluptuous libertine is enchanted by the eroticism of the “Roman Elegies.”

Thus delusion triumphs anew every time that eroticism and resistance struggle anew.

The rejection of the eroticism, which dominates him, expresses itself there in his abhorrence of honeymoon travellers.

WORD ORIGIN

1881, from erotic + -ism.

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