Definitions for paedophilia

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word paedophilia

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pedophilia, paedophilia(noun)

    a sexual attraction to children


  1. paedophilia(Noun)

    sexual feelings of adults directed towards children.

  2. paedophilia(Noun)

    Overt sexual acts directed toward children.

  3. Origin: From παιδόφιλος, from παῖς and φιλέω


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