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 (pĕd′ə-fīl′, pē′də-)
A person with pedophilia.

ped′o·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedophile - an adult who is sexually attracted to children
degenerate, deviant, deviate, pervert - a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
아동에 대한 이상 성욕자
kẻ ấu dâm


حب الأطفال pedofil pædofil Pädophiler παιδεραστής pedófilo pedofiili pédophile pedofil pedofilo 小児性愛者 아동에 대한 이상 성욕자 pedofiel pedofil pedofil pedófilo педофил pedofil ผู้ที่ชอบร่วมเพศกับเด็ก pedofil kẻ ấu dâm 恋童癖者
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The film dares to examine the human side of a pedophile yet stops somewhat short of giving the character full human dimension.
He suggested similar possibilities for the finding that more pedophiles without victims identified themselves as gay: Men with victims may deny being gay, it may be a coincidence in the data set, or being gay may increase a pedophile's chances of seeking help.
Music rehearsals before Mass left him alone at the mercy of a pedophile predator.
But Pham and his housemates simply had the misfortune of living at the address a pedophile had called home several months before.
Bill Maplewood, is a psychiatrist by vocation, a pedophile by avocation.
Just as no therapy is likely to change the sexual orientation of a woman who prefers a man, it is improbable that therapy will change the desire of a pedophile for a child.
Because of the driven nature of the disorder, an individual pedophile may make contact with 2 or 3 different children per week, some of the children sometimes being teenaged prostitutes.
Drawing on the work of Michel Foucault, Kincaid argues that our society has constructed the image of the pedophile in order to reinforce our own sense of normalcy.
Rind and Bauserman, both of whom had previously published in a journal dedicated to pedophilia, went on to present their findings at a December 1998 conference hosted by a pedophile advocacy group in the Netherlands.
Strictly speaking, a pedophile has "recurrent, intense sexual urges or sexually arousing fantasies of engaging in sexual activity with a prepubertal child" (Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 28th ed.
The North American Man-Boy Love Association, (NAMBLA), the world's largest pedophile group, proclaims in one of its publications: "Gay liberationists in general, and boy-lovers in particular, should know Kinsey's work and hold it dear.
I have no idea what the actual proportion of pedophile Protestant clergy is, but I would be amazed if it was more than a fraction of 1 percent.