polymorphous perverse

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polymorphous perverse

adj.
Characterized by or displaying sexual tendencies that are not focused on the genitals, posited by Freudian psychoanalytic theory to be characteristic of early or childish stages of psychosexual development.

polymor′phous perverse′


adj.
pertaining to or manifesting the diffuse and nonspecific forms of eroticism found in infant sexuality.
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229), then the 'shame, disgust and morality' that normally foreclose polymorphous perversity do so in the service of a post-infantile heterosexuality.
Whereas Marcuse locates polymorphous perversity in the shadowy realm of infancy (31), Hurston situates Janie's Erotic liberation at the age of sixteen, well within her mind's capacity to remember and strive to replicate the experience (10-11).
Presenting drawings, paintings, and photographs culled from the artist's archive, it did a fair job of capturing McDowell's polymorphous perversity in the matters of flesh and art.
Freud contributed the idea of an undifferentiated polymorphous perversity that became focused on the genitalia of the opposite sex during psycho-sexual development.
Sexy, savvy, and beginning to explore her polymorphous perversity
Walt's polymorphous perversity breaks down societal codes and replaces them with a structure in which the characters relate happily, guiltlessly, and selflessly.