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autoerotic

[aw-toh-i-rot-ik]
adjective
  1. producing sexual excitement or pleasure without association with another person or external stimulation.
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Origin of autoerotic

First recorded in 1895–1900; auto-1 + erotic
Related formsau·to·e·rot·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for autoerotic

Historical Examples

  • Besides them there are other partial impulses which are active in an autoerotic manner.

    Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex

    Sigmund Freud

  • The sexual impulse of childhood is therefore objectless or autoerotic.