Examples from the Web for fetichism
According to Pausanias, this fetichism (if fetichism it is) was primary, in Greece.Custom and Myth|Andrew Lang
The early cultivator of philosophy emerges with difficulty from fetichism.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)|John William Draper
Fetichism, M. Rville also says, is logically a later belief.
They are curious in their symbols of fetichism, and have an attraction that one can scarcely explain.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Messrs. Mller and Spencer are agreed that fetichism is one of the later forms of religion, and decline to treat it as primitive.
British Dictionary definitions for fetichism
Word Origin and History for fetichism
In certain perversions of the sexual instinct, the person, part of the body, or particular object belonging to the person by whom the impulse is excited, is called the fetish of the patient. [E. Morselli in "Baldwin Dictionary of Philosophy," 1901]
Related: Fetishist (1845; psycho-sexual sense from 1897).