Definition of Titillation

1. Noun. A tingling feeling of excitement (as from teasing or tickling).

Generic synonyms: Excitement, Exhilaration

2. Noun. An agreeable arousal.
Generic synonyms: Arousal, Rousing
Derivative terms: Titillate

3. Noun. The act of tickling.
Exact synonyms: Tickle, Tickling
Generic synonyms: Touch, Touching
Derivative terms: Tickle, Tickle, Tickle, Tickle, Titillate

Definition of Titillation

1. n. The act of tickling, or the state of being tickled; a tickling sensation.

Definition of Titillation

1. Noun. a pleasurable or sexually exciting sensation ¹

2. Noun. the process or outcome of titillating ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Titillation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Titillation

1. The act or sensation of tickling. Origin: L. Titillatio, fr. Titillo, pp. -atus, to tickle (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Titillation

tithonicity
tithonographic
tithonometer
tithonometers
tithymal
tithymals
titi
titi family
titi monkey
titians
titillate
titillated
titillates
titillating
titillatingly
titillation (current term)
titillations
titillative
titin
titipounamu
titis
titivate
titivated
titivates
titivating
titivation
titivations
titlark
titlarks
title

Literary usage of Titillation

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1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1815)
"Case of Palsy owed by titillation, with some observations on the effects of titillation on the Nervous System. By JAMES WAR- DROP, Esq. important ..."

2. Observations on Man, His Frame, His Duty, and His Expectations by David Hartley (1834)
"To examine how far the Phenomena of Itching and titillation are agreeable to the Doctrine of Vibrations. ITCHING often attends the beginning and ending of ..."

3. The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of by Austin Flint (1875)
"... between the variations in tactile sensibility and the distribution of the tactile corpuscles—titillation—Appreciation of temperature—Venereal sense. ..."

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