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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness.

Usage examples (31)
  • They expect incidents, and, finding none, they seek for pruriency.
  • By its suggestion of horror it provoked that hunger for details which, in its acute stage, becomes pruriency.
  • But this aspect was far more marked in neo-Kṛishṇaism, which often tends to intense pruriency, than in the other two cults.
  • Charity is the most mischievous sort of pruriency. for more
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