autoeroticism


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autoeroticism

 [aw″to-ĕ-rot´ĭ-sizm]
sexual self-gratification or arousal without the participation of another person, such as masturbation. See also alloeroticism. adj., adj autoerot´ic.

au·to·e·rot·i·cism

(aw'tō-ĕ-rot'i-sizm),
Sexual arousal or gratification using one's own body, as in masturbation.
Synonym(s): autoerotism
[auto- + G. erōtikos, relating to love]

autoeroticism

/au·to·erot·i·cism/ (aw″to-ĕ-rot´ĭ-sizm) sexual self-gratification or arousal without the participation of another person.autoerot´ic

autoeroticism

[-irot′əsiz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, autos + eros, love
1 sensual, sexual gratification of the self, usually obtained through the stimulus of one's own body without the participation of another person. It is derived from such acts as stroking, masturbation, and fantasy or from other oral, anal, or visual sources of stimulation.
2 sexual feeling or desire occurring without any external stimulus.
3 (in Freudian psychoanalytic theory) an early phase of psychosexual development, occurring in the oral and the anal stages. Also called autoerotism. Compare heteroeroticism. autoerotic, adj.

autoeroticism

noun Sexuoerotic self-stimulation—e.g., masturbation.

autoeroticism

1. The deliberate arousal of sexual feeling in the absence of a sexual partner.
2. The satisfaction of sexual desire by MASTURBATION.
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In Solitary Pleasure: The Historical, Literary, and Artistic Discourses of Autoeroticism.
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As clarified by subsequent shots of April slipping to the floor and earnestly masturbating, he instead uses it to perpetuate a post-feminist understanding of female autoeroticism as a serious, aesthetic affair bespeaking self-gratification and agency.
The picture-poems: (1) criticize the silencing of the female model; (2) move female figures from margin to center; (3) celebrate women's autoeroticism and homoerotic bonds; (4) critique Victorian sex/gender ideology through the figure of the boy; and (5) code both male and female homoerotic love through the figure of Saint Sebastian.
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