Complete Definition of "prurient"

was wotd|2007|November|18
English

Etymology
From L. term|pruriens|prÅ«riÄns, present participle of term|prurio|prÅ«riÅ|itch

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/ËprÊÉriÉnt/
a|US IPA|/ËprÊriÉnt/
audio|en-us-prurient.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Uneasy with desire; itching; especially, having a lascivious anxiety or propensity; lustful.
  2. Arousing or appealing to sexual desire.
  3. context|US|legal sick|Sick, morbid or shameless.

Derived terms
prurience

Translations
trans-top|uneasy with desire; lustful
Romanian: t-|ro|lasciv, t-|ro|libidinos
trans-bot

trans-top|arousing sexual desire
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