Synonyms for erotics

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ih-rot-ik
Phonetic Transcription : ɪˈrɒt ɪk

Définition of erotics

Origin :
  • 1620s (implied in erotical), from French érotique (16c.), from Greek erotikos "caused by passionate love, referring to love," from eros (genitive erotos) "sexual love" (see Eros).
  • As in aphrodisiac : adj seductive; inducing sex
Example sentences :
  • Socrates described his philosophy as the science of erotics.
  • Extract from : « A Problem in Greek Ethics » by John Addington Symonds
  • Much of their erotics she only half understood, but that made it all the more lovely.
  • Extract from : « Tales of Two Countries » by Alexander Kielland
  • To prove this with all the rigidity of demonstration desirable is in the present state of erotics beyond our power.
  • Extract from : « The Soul of the Far East » by Percival Lowell
  • As Frenchmen, they thought little about marrying, but as young Parisians they led a life into which erotics entered largely.
  • Extract from : « Tales of Two Countries » by Alexander Kielland

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