pornography definition

  • noun:
    • intimately specific photographs, writing, or any other product whose major purpose is to trigger sexual arousal.
    • The presentation or creation of this material.
    • Lurid or sensational material: "Present books in regards to the Holocaust have kept Hitler well offstage [so as] to avoid the ... pornography of this era” ( Morris Dickstein).
    • The visual, step-by-step, frequently gratuitous depiction of something.
    • Licentious painting or literary works; particularly, the painting anciently utilized to embellish the wall space of spaces dedicated to bacchanalian orgies.
    • A treatise on prostitutes, or prostitution.
    • obscene photographs, writings, drawings, motion pictures, video clips, and/or want intended primarily resulting in sexual arousal and having little or no artistic merit; in addition, this content of such materials.
    • A description of or treatise on prostitutes or prostitution; therefore, obscene writing.
    • imaginative activity (writing or images or films etc.) of no literary or imaginative price apart from to stimulate libido

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