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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What is humorous or sexually arousing to one person is often threatening or offensive to another person.
The American Psychiatric Association describes sexual deviance, or paraphilia, as "recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviours generally involving non-human objects, or the suffering or humiliation of oneself or one's partner, or children, or non-consenting persons".
Angus Perry, prosecuting, said: "He found it sexually arousing to leave the material and did not think of the effect it would have on the girls.
He said: "I found it sexually arousing to imagine how shocked people would get when spotting the underwear.
For some men, it's sexually arousing to have silky-smooth panties and stockings next to the skin.