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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Feeling morbid, lusty desire or a propensity to lewdness.

Usage examples (28)
  • As we might expect, prurience is to the fore; the report is quite graphic in its descriptions, so please exercise caution because it may be triggering
  • Besides this being a showing up of the critics' own prurience which is really just an ingrown Puritanism it's also a display of their literal-mindedness.
  • "This is no more than prurience on stilts," he said.
  • Questioning is one thing; harassment and prurience are another. for more
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