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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pornographic, adultadjective

    designed to arouse lust

    "pornographic films and magazines"; "adult movies"


  1. pornographicadjective

    Containing an explicit depiction of sexual activity.

  2. pornographicadjective

    Depicting something in detail, usually unnecessarily.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pornographicadjective

    of or pertaining to pornography; lascivious; licentious; as, pornographic writing

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pornographic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pornographic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of pornographic in a Sentence

  1. Arthur Rimbaud:

    For a long time I found the celebrities of modern painting and poetry ridiculous. I loved absurd pictures, fanlights, stage scenery, mountebanks backcloths, inn-signs, cheap colored prints; unfashionable literature, church Latin, pornographic books badly spelt, grandmothers novels, fairy stories, little books for children, old operas, empty refrains, simple rhythms.

  2. Alicia Farrant:

    It is appalling that the removal of pornographic and sexually explicit books has even been a cause of debate.

  3. W. H. Auden:

    There's only one good test of pornography. Get twelve normal men to read the book, and then ask them, Did you get an erection? If the answer is Yes from a majority of the twelve, then the book is pornographic.

  4. Kieu Trang:

    She is trying to lump all parents who oppose pornographic books into the ‘evangelicals-bigots-brainless’ category that hates reading, but the fact of the matter is we are a group of very diverse, highly-concerned parents who do not want pornographic books in our schools, the fact that that statement came from a teacher who could be teaching my children at Round Rock ISD is very concerning.

  5. Harry Jackson:

    I'm glad that both sides agree there's pornographic material.

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