Adjective "voyeuristic" definition and examples




Definitions and examples


Relating to or denoting sexual pleasure gained from watching others when they are naked or engaged in sexual activity.
  1. 'People who mortify the body in some way will always command a voyeuristic interest.'
  2. 'He seeks to recast the voyeuristic impulse into terms of love rather than violation.'
  3. 'The religious themes are cleverly handled so as not to appear preachy or judgemental, while the coming-of-age material is frank but never voyeuristic.'
  4. 'there is something uncomfortably voyeuristic about being led into the hospital room'
  5. 'Socially, this in-between condition generates ambiguity - both public and private - and establishes a voyeuristic relationship with the street.'
  6. 'Intruders and accessories to crime, we had our voyeuristic detachment demolished twice over.'


1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a voyeur or of voyeurism.

More examples(as adjective)

"excitements can be voyeuristic."

"worshippers can be voyeuristic."

"whiles can be voyeuristic."

"tortures can be voyeuristic."

"titillations can be voyeuristic."

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