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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prurience, pruriency, lasciviousness, carnality, lubricitynoun

    feeling morbid sexual desire or a propensity to lewdness


  1. pruriencynoun


    The pruriency of curious ears. uE000296244uE001 Burke.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Prurience, Pruriencynoun

    An itching or a great desire or appetite to any thing.

    Etymology: from prurio, Lat.

    Jonathan Swift.


  1. pruriency

    Pruriency is a state or behavior characterized by excessive interest or obsession with sexual thoughts, desires, or activities. It is often associated with lustfulness, lasciviousness, or lewdness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pruriencynoun

    the quality or state of being prurient

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pruriency in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pruriency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    very close or connected in space or time
    • A. proprietary
    • B. contiguous
    • C. elusive
    • D. arbitrary

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