scopophilia


scopophilia
scopophilia “voyeurism,” 1924 (in a translation of Freud), from Gk. -skopia “observation” (see SCOPE (Cf. scope) (n.1)) + -PHILIA (Cf. -philia). In early use often scoptophilia through a mistake by Freud's translators. Related: Scopophiliac.

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  • scopophilia — SYN: voyeurism. [G. skopeo, to view, + philos, fond] * * * sco·po·phil·ia .skō pə fil ē ə or scop·to·phil·ia .skäp tə fil ē ə n a desire to look at sexually stimulating scenes esp. as a substitute for actual sexual participation sco·po·phil·ic or …   Medical dictionary

  • scopophilia — scopophiliac /skoh peuh fil ee ak /, scoptophiliac /skop teuh fil ee ak /, n., adj. scopophilic, scoptophilic, adj. /skoh peuh fil ee euh/, n. Psychiatry. the obtaining of sexual pleasure by looking at nude bodies, erotic photographs, etc. Also,… …   Universalium

  • scopophilia — noun A sexual dependency on openly observing sex organs and sexual acts, as opposed to voyeurism which is secret. See Also: scopophile, scoptophile, scopophiliac, scoptophiliac, scopophilic, scoptophilic …   Wiktionary

  • scopophilia — obtaining sexual pleasure from seeing things Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • scopophilia — n. (Psychology) derivation of sexual gratification from visual stimuli (such as pornography) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scopophilia — sco·po·phil·ia …   English syllables

  • scopophilia — /skoʊpəˈfɪliə/ (say skohpuh fileeuh), / ˈfil / (say feel ), / jə/ (say yuh) noun the derivation of sexual pleasure from openly looking at sexual organs or erotic scenes, especially as a substitute for actual sexual participation. Compare… …   Australian English dictionary

  • scopophilia — …   Useful english dictionary

  • скопофилия — (scopophilia; греч. skopeo рассматривать + philia любовь. влечение) см. Вуайеризм …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Скопофили́я — (scopophilia; греч. skopeō рассматривать + philia любовь, влечение) см. Вуайеризм …   Медицинская энциклопедия


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