voyeurism

[ UK /vˈɔ‍ɪəɹˌɪzəm/ ]
[ US /ˌvɔɪˈjuɹɪzəm/ ]
NOUN
  1. a perversion in which a person receives sexual gratification from seeing the genitalia of others or witnessing others' sexual behavior
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How To Use voyeurism In A Sentence

  • He concedes that the personal and emotional focus “can easily degenerate into voyeurism or exoticism or routinism or disillusionment.” Utopianism and Joanna Baillie: A Preface to Converging Revolutions
  • Whilst voyeurism is studied in other films of note, rarely has it been handled in such a touching and detailed way.
  • Films about mental illness do provide more than voyeurism.
  • Hardhats also indulged heavily in pornographic imagery and — if opportunity arose — in voyeurism. Manhood in the Age of Aquarius: Masculinity in Two Countercultural Communities, 1965–83
  • Eventually the narrative reaches its climax and the tantalizing underworld of desire and fear destroys itself in an orgiastic frenzy of voyeurism, a chase with guns, violence, and an Oedipal parricide.
  • Sporting activities must be organised so that they are for leisure and not exploited for profit or voyeurism.
  • This is called voyeurism, which is the only real sexual kink some of these books are engaged in., are you reading this ..? PunkAssBlog.com
  • Her photographs evoke a similar sense of sleazy voyeurism.
  • They include auto-mutilation of her genitals with a razor, voyeurism, taking sexual pleasure in urination, sadism, and masochism.
  • Or the code can be brutally direct, as it is in Poussin's Rape of the Sabine Women, whereby the artist constructs a theater of heterosexual rape with a pictorial homosocial subtext--filling the intervals between male figures with the commutable spoils of swords, horses, and--yes--women, signifying an apparent hetero-male structure of commodity overlaid an otherwise evocative, but implicit, homoerotic voyeurism and phenomonology. G. Roger Denson: XX Chromosocial: Women Artists Cross The Homosocial Divide
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