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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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Managing director Maxine Sault said: " Everyone really got behind the event both in terms of giving to charity for the privilege of dressing up and in having fun being exhibitionists for the day.
Often the lovely baby shades of coloured undies don't quite match the peacock strut of the young exhibitionists.
Designed to showcase the rich vein of creative talent the borough has to offer, The Exhibitionists, from May 27-30, will represent 37 artists, 15 galleries and venues and offer three workshops.
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I think Emiratis are too nice with this they should give these exhibitionists and unpride women and men a very good lesson once and for all