- 1The action of seducing someone: if seduction doesn’t work, she can play on his sympathy [count noun]: she was planning a seductionMore example sentences
- A magazine editor who has lived in Hollywood for many years, he has witnessed first-hand how corrupting seduction can be.
- The latter used to be called seduction - but seduction is now seen as a crime that we had simply failed to recognise.
- Snakes are an important symbol of power and seduction.
- 1.1 [count noun] (often seductions) A tempting or attractive thing: the seductions of the mainlandMore example sentences
- Immune to the seductions of fashion, Brookner's preoccupations have nonetheless begun to parallel contemporary anxieties.
- What goes beyond the cataloguing of the hidden structures, the invisible powers, seductions, and numerous offenses we have been preoccupied with for so long?
- Pizzetti is the artist who has rejected the volatile and ephemeral seductions of fashion and the servitude to others by preferring loyalty to himself.
early 16th century: from French séduction or Latin seductio(n-), from seducere 'draw aside' (see seduce).