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eroticism

uh ro ti si zuhm

  • n  a state of anticipation of sexuality
  • n  the arousal of feelings of sexual desire

  • Most Americans have become so inured to the open display of eroticism--and the arguments for why it enjoys special status under the First Amendment--that they hardly notice it's .
  • Director Gaichi Kono says the eroticism of elders is captivating to younger viewers.
  • Rhonda Shaw, a sociologist who studies shared nursing in New Zealand, where the trend is also up, says many confuse "adult meanings of eroticism with breast feeding .
News & Articles

  • Six Things We Learned from Lindsay Lohan's 'Acid-Etched Horror Story' 'The Canyons'
    We finally have a trailer for Paul Schrader 's neo-noir foray into the scandal, violence, and eroticism that goes down in modern-day Los Angeles. In  The Canyons , Lindsay Lohan plays an aspiring actress/model-turned-plaything named Tara. James Deen is her trust-fund kid slash movie producer boyfriend, Christian, who soon discovers Tara's secret love affair. From the looks of the trailer, things ...
    July 11, 2013 - Zimbio
Quotes

  • Irina Ionesco in AFP
    Eroticism is life, the contrary of death,Ionesco told AFP in her Paris apartment, a dimly-lit clutter of picture-heavy walls and shoes and hats and feathers and other bits of the theatrical memorabilia emblematic of her work.
  • David Cronenberg in Washington Post
    Told of Hunter's comment, Cronenberg responds: "I think people are curious, drawn, attracted, repelled and afraid, all at the same time, about violence, and they're right. There's an eroticism involved, certainly in 'Crash,' and I really saw that in...
  • Andre Techine in New York Times
    Catherine has a hidden side, like a Hitchcock actor, like Cary Grant,Mr. Téchiné said. "We never know what she's thinking. That's the mystery of her greatness, and her eroticism. Catherine stands on the edge, is tempted by the void,...

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