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coprophilia

 [kop″ro-fil´e-ah]
an absorbing interest in feces or filth, particularly a paraphilia in which sexual arousal or activity is linked to feces.

cop·ro·phil·i·a

(kop'rō-fil'ē-ă),
1. Attraction of microorganisms to fecal matter.
2. In psychiatry, a morbid attraction to, and interest in (with a sexual element), fecal matter. Synonym(s): mysophilia
[copro- + G. philos, fond]

coprophilia

/cop·ro·phil·ia/ (kop″ro-fil´e-ah) an absorbing interest in feces or filth, particularly a paraphilia in which sexual arousal or activity is linked to feces.coprophil´iccoprophil´iac

coprophilia

(kŏp′rə-fĭl′ē-ə)
n.
The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving feces.

cop′ro·phil′i·ac′ (-ē-ăk′) n.
Sexuoeroticism linked to manipulating faecal material. The condition is classified in the DSM-IV as a paraphilia—sexual deviancy—not otherwise specified, defined as a period of 6 months in which (1) there are recurrent, intensely sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviours involving the use of faeces in various ways, and (2) in which the fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviours cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning

cop·ro·phil·i·a

(kop'rō-fil'ē-ă)
1. Attraction of microorganisms to fecal matter.
2. psychiatry A morbid attraction to, and interest in (with a sexual element), fecal matter.
[copro- + G. philos, fond]

coprophilia

Abnormal attraction to faeces.

coprophilia

a preoccupation with feces.
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A number of them attempted suicide aft er succumbing to his unceasing demands for abnormal sex, including coprophilia (see below).
She reduces Lawrence's bodily metaphors of intimacy to coprophilia.
Like the former, it is partly concerned with reconstructing the life of a brilliant scholar, in this case a young Korean-American philosopher who died under mysterious circumstances; and like the latter, it has many scenes of unconventional sexuality with an emphasis on what even most liberated people would consider the perverse: urolagnia, coprophilia, foot-fetishism, bestiality, and so on, often practiced with filthy bums (that adjective is merely descriptive, not judgmental).
As a writer he develops in himself perhaps the most consummate form of literary coprophilia that has ever existed.
He connects this masochistic aspect in his character to some very extreme sexual acts, including coprophilia, which he nevertheless disavows.
There is always an element of coprophilia and mucus gags which I find personally totally nauseating.
There's the challenge: to cater for and find a new audience to supplant the more staid, traditional public that may not be into onstage coprophilia and arias scored to the F-word.
In a related manner, Lewiecki--Wilson is occasionally not quick enough to distance herself from Freud, when, for example, she allows Freud's lumping together of homosexuality with narcissism, sadism, masochism, voyeurism, and coprophilia to pass without at least some mention that many contemporary readers do not share Freud's notion that "homosexuality" may be classified as a psychological dysfunction like coprophilia.