auto-eroticism

autoeroticism

[aw-toh-i-rot-uh-siz-uhm]
noun
the arousal and satisfaction of sexual excitement within or by oneself, as by masturbation.
Also, autoerotism [aw-toh-er-uh-tiz-uhm] .


Origin:
1895–1900; auto-1 + eroticism

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autoeroticism or autoerotism (ˌɔːtəʊɪˈrɒtɪˌsɪzəm, ˌɔːtəʊˈɛrəˌtɪzəm)
 
n
psychol the arousal and use of one's own body as a sexual object, as through masturbation
 
autoerotism or autoerotism
 
n
 
autoe'rotic or autoerotism
 
adj

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