adjective or noun see paraphilia

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  • paraphiliac — para·phil·iac fil ē .ak or para·phil·ic fil ik adj of, relating to, or characterized by paraphilia <paraphiliac neuroses> paraphiliac or paraphilic n an individual who engages in paraphilia * * * para·phil·i·ac (par″ə filґe ak) 1 …   Medical dictionary

  • paraphiliac — adjective or noun see paraphilia * * * paraphiliac / filˈi ak/ noun A person who indulges in abnormal sexual practices (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑paraphilia …   Useful english dictionary

  • paraphiliac — See paraphilia. * * * …   Universalium

  • paraphiliac — para·phil·i·ac …   English syllables

  • paraphilia — /pærəˈfɪliə/ (say paruh fileeuh), / ˈfil / (say feel ), / jə/ (say yuh) noun preference for or addiction to unusual sexual practices. {New Latin, from Greek para para 1 + philia affection, fondness} –paraphiliac, noun –paraphiliac, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • paraphilia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1925 a pattern of recurring sexually arousing mental imagery or behavior that involves unusual and especially socially unacceptable sexual practices (as sadism or pedophilia) • paraphiliac or paraphilic adjective… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Paraphilia — Classification and external resources MeSH D010262 Paraphilia (in Greek para παρά = beside and philia φιλία = friendship, having the meaning of love) is a biomedical term used to describe sexual arousal to objects, situations, or indi …   Wikipedia

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