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Definition of the noun seduction

What does seduction mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: seductions

  1. enticing someone astray from right behavior
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: enticement / temptation = the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire
  2. an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of seduction: conquest
    • more generic word: success = an attainment that is successful
    • more specific terms: sexual conquest / score = a seduction culminating in sexual intercourse

Alternative definition of the noun seduction

noun

  1. The act of seducing.
  2. [dated] [legal] In English common law, a felonious crime committed when a male induced an unmarried female of previously chaste character to engage in an act of sexual intercourse on a promise of marriage.

Films

  1. "Seduction" is a 2013 Filipino thriller drama film directed by Peque Gallaga, starring Richard Gutierrez, Solenn Heussaff, and Sarah Lahbati. The film was produced by Regal Films and to be released January 30, 2013.
  2. "Seduction" a.k.a. "La seduzione" is a 1973 Italian erotic-drama film directed by Fernando Di Leo. The film is based on the novel Graziella by Ercole Patti. Originally the character of Graziella was planned to be played by Ornella Muti, but she was eventually dropped because considered too attractive for the role. At the time of its release, the newspapers widely reported the news of a man who died of a heart attack watching the movie.
  3. "Seduction" is a film, written and directed by Gustav Machatý, based on a story by Gustav Machatý.
  4. "Seduction" is a 1981 Spanish drama film directed by Arturo Ripstein. It was entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival.
  5. "Seduction" is an adult film that was released in 1990.
    • starring: Stephanie Swift
    • genre: Pornographic film
    • released in (25 years ago)
  6. "Seduction" is a film, directed by Vlado Iresch.
  7. "Seduction" is a 2006 short film written and directed by Yuval Adler.
  8. "Seduction" is a 1996 short animation film written and directed by Isabelle Faivre.
    • also known as Du zéro des arènes
    • country: France
    • released in (19 years ago)
  9. "Seduction" is a film, directed by Laurent Sky.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Seduction

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Google previewJean Baudrillard: Live Theory (2004)

by Paul Hegarty

However, seduction is a concept that troubles the centrality of sexuality as truth, in order to get at truth itself, and...

Google previewCyclopedia of Law and Procedure ... (1910)

Seduction is the act of a man in enticing a woman to have unlawful intercourse with him by means of persuasion, solicitation, promises, bribes, or other means without the employment of force.1 It may be either a civil injury, giving rise to an ...

Google previewLeading Valiantly in Healthcare (2013)

Four Steps to Sustainable Success by Catherine Robinson-Walker

Seduction is a provocative word that is not usually used in a professional context. Yet it is a fitting description for a potent enticement. A Leadership Seduction is a powerful “hook,” usually an unconscious temptation, habit, or operating strategy ...

Google previewCritical Social Theory (2004)

Culture, Society and Critique by Tim Dant

In modern culture the play of signs of sexuality for Baudrillard is never determined by the body but seduction is a dynamic that...

Google previewThe Seductions of Psychoanalysis (1991)

Freud, Lacan and Derrida by John Forrester

Seduction is a mastery of signs, in contrast with power, which is mastery of the real. In gender terms, the masculine is certain of itself, sovereign and phallic, sure in its sexual identity, whereas the feminine dissembles and undercuts the direct ...

Google previewForbidden: Seducing the Shrink (2015)

by Eden Fairbanks

For sexy, self-confident Ava Miklos, seduction is a game.

Google previewThe People's Dictionary of English Law (1889)

by Sir Alexander Wood Renton

Seduction. This is an action which may be brought ...

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Rape (2004)

by Merril D. Smith

SEDUCTION mised and invaded. Getting evidence in a rape case results in a secondary rape for many individuals because it contains many of the elements of the primary rape. After law enforcement and medical personnel question and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Iowa Law (1914)

Being a Plain Statement of the Law of Iowa So Far as it Affects the People in Their Business, Domestic and Social Relations ... by Ezra Christian Ebersole

SEDUCTION. SENILITY trlct court, and In the meantime to keep the peace toward the people of the state, and especially toward the person against whom or whose property there is reason to fear the offense may be committed. (Code, 88 5105 ...

Google previewAmerican Masculinities: A Historical Encyclopedia (2003)

by Bret Carroll

Seduction tales not only expressed social and political anxieties but also offered strategies to resolve them. A handful of tales that drew on eighteenth-century Enlightenment theories, such as the moral-sense philosophies of David Hume and ...

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All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction. (Marya Mannes)
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Scrabble value of S1E1D2U1C3T1I1O1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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