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ex·hi·bi·tion·ism

 (ĕk′sə-bĭsh′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. Psychiatry The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts that involve exposing one's genitals to a nonconsenting stranger.
2. The act or practice of deliberately behaving so as to attract attention.

ex′hi·bi′tion·ist n.
ex′hi·bi′tion·is′tic adj.

exhibitionism

(ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃəˌnɪzəm)
n
1. a compulsive desire to attract attention to oneself, esp by absurd or exaggerated behaviour or boasting
2. (Psychology) psychiatry a compulsive desire to expose one's genital organs publicly
ˌexhiˈbitionist n, adj
ˌexhiˌbitionˈistic adj

ex•hi•bi•tion•ism

(ˌɛk səˈbɪʃ əˌnɪz əm)

n.
1. a tendency to display one's abilities or to act in such a way as to attract attention.
2. a psychiatric disorder characterized by a compulsion to exhibit the genitals.
[1890–95]
ex`hi•bi′tion•ist, n., adj.
ex`hi•bi`tion•is′tic, adj.

exhibitionism

1. a deliberately conspicuous or exaggerated mode of behavior, intended to gain attention.
2. the abnormal practice of indecent exposure. — exhibitionist, n.exhibitionistic, adj.
See also: Behavior
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exhibitionism - extravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself
fanfare, ostentation, flash - a gaudy outward display
2.exhibitionism - the perverse act of exposing and attracting attention to your own genitals
paraphilia - abnormal sexual activity

exhibitionism

noun
Showy mannerisms and behavior:
Translations
exhibicionismusexhibicionizmus
ekshibitionismipröystäilynhalu
egzibicionizam

exhibitionism

[ˌeksɪˈbɪʃənɪzəm] Nexhibicionismo m

exhibitionism

[ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃənɪzəm] nexhibitionnisme m

exhibitionism

exhibitionism

[ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃəˌnɪzəm] n (also) (Psych) → esibizionismo

ex·hi·bi·tion·ism

n. exhibicionismo, deseo obsesivo de exhibir partes del cuerpo esp. los genitales.
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Compared with women, men exhibit more assertiveness and desire for power," Grijalva notes, "but there was no difference in the exhibitionism aspect, meaning both genders are equally likely to display vanity or self-absorption.