physical attraction

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Noun1.physical attraction - a desire for sexual intimacy
desire - the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
erotic love, sexual love, love - a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"
aphrodisia - a desire for heterosexual intimacy
anaphrodisia - decline or absence of sexual desire
passion - a feeling of strong sexual desire
sensualism, sensuality, sensualness - desire for sensual pleasures
amativeness, sexiness, amorousness, erotism - the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
libido - (psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire
lecherousness, lust, lustfulness - a strong sexual desire
nymphomania - abnormally intense sexual desire in women
satyriasis - abnormally intense sexual desire in men
the hots - intense sexual desire
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Doubtless there was another sort of fascination at work--that subtle physical attraction which delights in cheating our psychological predictions, and in compelling the men who paint sylphs, to fall in love with some bonne et brave femme, heavy- heeled and freckled.
Genuine love can coexist without physical attraction. There is love if there is the desire to seek the good for one's love.
Their physical attraction plays a big role in Tina exploring herself.
Coleen says IT WASN'T a one-night stand, the affair lasted for 18 months, so you know he felt something beyond a physical attraction for this woman and, of course, that really hurts.
Issues to be raised during Saturday's session in Nicosia include how to plan and cultivate physical attraction, and sex appeal, how to turn on the charm and bolster self-confidence.
Guruji had said 'you aren't getting married only due to physical attraction. You want to convey that everyone is equal.
'I have gradually realised that although I know more about physical attraction than anyone else, actually the character of a person and the mind, the intellect, is much more important than the physical, because in my experience that has the smallest shelf life.
She's genuinely concerned about that and not so much her physical attraction, so that's the main thing that attracted me to her," he said.
There was an obvious physical attraction there - something I haven't felt with my husband since we were first dating.
The pavilions will be judged according to physical attraction and presentation (35 percent); marketing and promotion (35 percent); level of service (10 percent); and "gimik" or element of surprise (20 percent).
But as their emotional and physical attraction grows, life may just get in the way.
The friendship has an erotic edge; Jonathan finds himself attracted to both of the siblings, as much a physical attraction as a meeting of the minds fueled by the sharing of ideas, memories and poetry.

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