Definition of eroticism in English:

eroticism

Line breaks: eroti|cism
Pronunciation: /ɪˈrɒtɪsɪz(ə)m
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1The quality or character of being erotic: a disturbing blend of violence and eroticism
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    • Anyone who looks at Whitney's emblems is fascinated by their monumental dimension, but he/she is also allured by their eroticism and their violence.
    • She is strong and beautiful, but her eroticism is restrained, her nipples toned down, their paleness an attenuated sign of disease.
    • It's so easy to mock eroticism that you just have to hope people aren't going to pick on you.
  • 1.1Sexual desire or excitement.
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    • Sexuality, eroticism and desire are important for all of us.
    • In an ideal world, both women and men would be able to communicate what they want sexually, and this means both their desires and eroticism.
    • Sexuality, eroticism, and lust are important themes in Vizenor's texts.

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