partialism


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partialism

(ˈpɑːʃəlɪzəm)
n
1. a theory or view that does not take into account all the facts
2. (Psychology) psychol a type of paraphilia involving sexual interest in, or fixation with, a certain part of the body
3. (Theology) theol particularism

partialism

1. an emphasis of sexual interest upon one part of the body.
2. a form of fetishism in which the sexual stimulus is a part of the body, as pictures of feet.
See also: Sex
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