Definition of Paedophilia

1. Noun. A sexual attraction to children.

Exact synonyms: Pedophilia
Generic synonyms: Paraphilia

Definition of Paedophilia

1. Noun. sexual feelings of adults directed towards children. ¹

2. Noun. Overt sexual acts directed toward children. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paedophilia

paedogenic
paedologist
paedology
paedomorphic
paedomorphism
paedomorphisms
paedomorphoses
paedomorphosis
paedos
paella
paellalike
paellas
paellera
paelleras
paenula
paenulae
paenulas
paenultima law

Literary usage of Paedophilia

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1. Psychopathia Sexualis, with Especial Reference to the Antipathic Sexual by Richard Krafft-Ebing (1922)
"119-124) I have published three other cases of paedophilia erotica, which came under my personal observation. Two other cases in my possession have never ..."

2. Psychopathia Sexualis: With Especial Reference to the Antipathic Sexual by Richard Krafft-Ebing (1906)
"119-124) I have published three other cases of paedophilia erotica, which came under my personal observation. Two other cases in my possession have never ..."

3. Secreted Desires: The Major Uranians by Michael Matthew Kaylor (2006)
"3 In current psychological terminology, paedophilia is defined as 'a psychosexual disorder essentially characterized by the act or fantasy of engaging in ..."

4. Papers on Psycho-analysis by Ernest Jones (1918)
"... under the title of 'retour a 1'enfance,' reports a case where the symptom seemed to be due to a pronounced paedophilia. A valuable contribution was ..."

5. The Sexual life of the child by Albert Moll (1919)
"Where this is the motive of the sexual act, the case does not belong to the class of paedophilia ; and many other sexual acts in which children play a part ..."

6. The Sex Offenderby Barbara K. Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini by Barbara K. Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini (2002)
"Innocence betrayed: paedophilia, the media and society. Cambridge, UK: Polity Press. Sipe, R., Jensen, EL, & Everett, RS (1998). ..."

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