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scopophilia

[ skoh-puh-fil-ee-uh ]
/ ˌskoʊ pəˈfɪl i ə /
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noun Psychiatry.
the obtaining of sexual pleasure by looking at nude bodies, erotic photographs, etc.
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Also scop·to·phil·i·a [skop-tuh-fil-ee-uh]. /ˌskɒp təˈfɪl i ə/.

Origin of scopophilia

From New Latin, dating back to 1920–25; see origin at -scope, -o-, -philia

OTHER WORDS FROM scopophilia

sco·po·phil·i·ac [skoh-puh-fil-ee-ak], /ˌskoʊ pəˈfɪl iˌæk/, scop·to·phil·i·ac [skop-tuh-fil-ee-ak], /ˌskɒp təˈfɪl iˌæk/, noun, adjectivesco·po·phil·ic, scop·to·phil·ic, adjective
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Medical definitions for scopophilia

scopophilia
[ skō′pə-fĭlē-ə ]

n.
voyeurism
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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