erotism

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er·o·tism

 (ĕr′ə-tĭz′əm)
n.
Eroticism.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.erotism - a state of anticipation of sexuality
sexual arousal - the arousal of sexual desires in preparation for sexual behavior
2.erotism - the arousal of feelings of sexual desireerotism - the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
concupiscence, physical attraction, sexual desire, eros - a desire for sexual intimacy
carnality, lasciviousness, lubricity, prurience, pruriency - feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness
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erotism

noun
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