[ hoh-moh-i-rot-uh-siz-uhm ]
/ ˌhoʊ moʊ ɪˈrɒt əˌsɪz əm /
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a tendency to be sexually aroused by people of one's own sex or gender.
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Also ho·mo·er·o·tism [hoh-moh-er-uh-tiz-uhm]. /ˌhoʊ moʊˈɛr əˌtɪz əm/.
OTHER WORDS FROM homoeroticismho·mo·e·rot·ic [hoh-moh-i-rot-ik], /ˌhoʊ moʊ ɪˈrɒt ɪk/, adjective
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Homoeroticism might be how this particular repressed desire gets expressed, but intimacy is not the same thing as eroticism.
British Dictionary definitions for homoeroticism
/ (ˌhəʊməʊɪˈrɒtɪˌsɪzəm) /
eroticism centred on or aroused by persons of one's own sex
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