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homoeroticism

[hoh-moh-i-rot-uh-siz-uh m] /ˌhoʊ moʊ ɪˈrɒt əˌsɪz əm/
noun
1.
a tendency to be sexually aroused by a member of the same sex.
Also, homoerotism
[hoh-moh-er-uh-tiz-uh m] /ˌhoʊ moʊˈɛr əˌtɪz əm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; homo- + eroticism
Related forms
homoerotic
[hoh-moh-i-rot-ik] /ˌhoʊ moʊ ɪˈrɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for homoerotism

homoeroticism

/ˌhəʊməʊɪˈrɒtɪˌsɪzəm/
noun
1.
eroticism centred on or aroused by persons of one's own sex
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