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  1. scopophilianoun

    A sexual dependency on openly observing sex organs and sexual acts, as opposed to voyeurism which is secret.

  2. Etymology: σκοπός + -philia (itself from the)

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  1. Scopophilia

    In psychology and psychiatry, scopophilia or scoptophilia (Ancient Greek: σκοπέω skopeō, "look to", "to examine" + φῐλῐ́ᾱ philíā, "the tendency towards") is an aesthetic pleasure drawn from looking at an object or a person. In human sexuality, the term scoptophilia describes the sexual pleasure that a person derives from looking at prurient objects of eroticism, such as pornography, the nude body, and fetishes, as a substitute for actual participation in a sexual relationship.

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  1. Scopophilia

    Scopophilia or scoptophilia, from Greek "love of looking", is deriving pleasure from looking. As an expression of sexuality, it refers to sexual pleasure derived from looking at erotic objects: erotic photographs, pornography, naked bodies, etc. It can also be described as intermittent desire of gazing at.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scopophilia in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scopophilia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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