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Feticism
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fetishism definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a belief in the magical power of fetishes (or the worship of a fetish) [syn: fetishism, fetichism]
2: sexual arousal or gratification resulting from handling a fetish (or a specific part of the body other than the sexual organs) [syn: fetishism, fetichism]

Merriam Webster's

also fetichism noun Date: 1801 1. belief in magical fetishes 2. extravagant irrational devotion 3. the pathological displacement of erotic interest and satisfaction to a fetish fetishist noun fetishistic adjective fetishistically adverb

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fetish Fe"tish, n., Fetishism Fe"tish*ism (? or ?; 277), n., Fetishistic Fe`tish*is"tic, a. See Fetich, n., Fetichism, n., Fetichistic, a.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

fetichism fe"tich*ism, Fetishism Fe"tish*ism (? or ?); 277), n.[Cf. F. f['e]tichisme.] [Written also feticism.] 1. The doctrine or practice of belief in fetiches. 2. Excessive devotion to one object or one idea; abject superstition; blind adoration. The real and absolute worship of fire falls into two great divisions, the first belonging rather to fetichism, the second to polytheism proper. --Tylor.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Fetishism involves a person having a strong liking or need for a particular object or activity which gives them sexual pleasure and excitement.

Moby Thesaurus

Druidism, Parsiism, Sabaism, Zoroastrianism, active algolagnia, alchemy, algolagnia, algolagny, amphierotism, animal worship, autoeroticism, bewitchery, bisexuality, charm, coprophilia, demonism, demonolatry, devil worship, divination, enchantment, exhibitionism, fire worship, glamour, gramarye, heathenism, hero worship, heterosexuality, homoeroticism, homosexualism, homosexuality, hoodoo, iconoduly, iconolatry, idol worship, idolatrousness, idolatry, idolism, idolodulia, idolomancy, image worship, incest, incestuousness, juju, jujuism, lesbianism, magic, masochism, narcissism, natural magic, necromancy, necrophilia, obeah, paganism, paraphilia, passive algolagnia, pedophilia, phallic worship, phallicism, pyrolatry, rune, sadism, sadomasochism, sapphism, scotophilia, sexual inversion, sexual normality, sexual preference, shamanism, snake worship, sorcery, sortilege, spell, spellbinding, spellcasting, star worship, sun worship, swinging both ways, sympathetic magic, thaumaturgia, thaumaturgics, thaumaturgism, thaumaturgy, theurgy, transvestitism, tree worship, tribadism, tribady, vampirism, voodoo, voodooism, voyeurism, wanga, white magic, witchcraft, witchery, witchwork, wizardry, zooerastia, zoophilia




 


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