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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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exhibitionism

noun
Showy mannerisms and behavior:
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Translations
exhibicionismusexhibicionizmus
ekshibitionismipröystäilynhalu
egzibicionizam

exhibitionism

[ˌeksɪˈbɪʃənɪzəm] Nexhibicionismo m
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exhibitionism

[ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃənɪzəm] nexhibitionnisme m
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exhibitionism

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exhibitionism

[ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃəˌnɪzəm] n (also) (Psych) → esibizionismo
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ex·hi·bi·tion·ism

n. exhibicionismo, deseo obsesivo de exhibir partes del cuerpo esp. los genitales.
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