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Meaning of FETISHISM

Pronunciation:  'feti`shizum

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  1. [n]  sexual arousal or gratification resulting from handling a fetish (or a specific part of the body other than the sexual organs)
  2. [n]  a belief in the magical power of fetishes (or the worship of a fetish)

FETISHISM is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fetichism, fetichism
 See Also: belief, paraphilia



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