sexual arousal

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A state of sexual readiness which has a mental component—increased cortical responsiveness to sensory stimulation—and physical component—increased penile sensitivity, neural response to stimuli, and sense of impending orgasm

sexual arousal

Horny/horniness, randy/randiness Physiology A state of sexual 'yellow alert' which has a mental component–↑ cortical responsiveness to sensory stimulation, and physical component–↑ penile sensitivity, neural response to stimuli, and sense of impending orgasm
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Behavioural expert Judi James claims the sound of an Irish voice can be a massive turn-on.
Wait staff flirting: 87% of singles said it was a turn-off if their date flirted with the wait staff versus a mere 4% who said it was a turn-on.
Unfortunately, greying hair is in the top ten of modern turn-ons.
Mike: When people kiss him and get their picture with him, that's gotta be a turn-on.
From Turn-Ons and Foreplay to Turnoffs and Frequency, TheNest.
London, November 29 ( ANI ): Women say that wealth and status are the biggest turn-ons when looking for their perfect man, according to researchers.
A When it comes to sex and turn-ons there is no such thing as normal - just whether what you do upsets your partner, makes them feel pressured or uncomfortable or puts anyone else at risk.
Beckham's revelation wasn't the nation's first insight into the couple's fashion turn-ons.
It's Gordon's broodiness, the set jaw, the sense of passion repressed, the thwack of Bible on pulpit, that does it; discipline, denial, the threat of punishment: turn-ons, or what?
Meet the machines (more than 500 of them, and learn each of their turn-ons and turn-offs).
The Motley Fool reckons that 55 per cent of woman admit a healthy bank balance and burgeoning investment portfolio are big turn-ons.
The body of the Tactical Blue-Dot[TM] series is a CNC machine milled from a solid bar of aircraft grade aluminum, has a mil spec class III hard anodized black finish and a "flush" tactical end cap switch to prevent accidental turn-ons.