Chronophilia - definition of Chronophilia by The Free Dictionary
gerontophilia (redirected from Chronophilia)
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ger·on·to·phil·i·a (jĕr′ən-tə-fĭl′ē-ə, -fēl′yə)
1. Sexual attraction toward elderly people.
2. The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving a nonconsenting elderly person.
(Psychoanalysis) sexual attraction towards old people
a sexual attraction to the elderly. — gerontophile. n. — geronto-philic, adj.See also: Sex
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To wish to be outside time would be directly to contradict our investment in temporal existence, our chronophilia
and chronophobia do not strike me--and less still those with a more thorough background in non-European thought--as the only affective options we have to Time, and to assert as much out of logical exigency seems indelicate, to say the least.
It is also characterized by a double bind between chronophilia
, the attachment "to a temporal being" and chronophobia, the fear of losing that temporal being (9).