voyeurism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n voyeurism a perversion in which a person receives sexual gratification from seeing the genitalia of others or witnessing others' sexual behavior
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Usage

In literature:

Were they VOYEURS, snoops, invaders of privacy?
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
I felt like a voyeur, but couldn't bring myself to turn away.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
Case of a "Voyeur," 135 14.
"The Sexual Life of the Child" by Albert Moll
He ate with such visible pleasure that Perry felt like a voyeur.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

Steven Craig Powell's attorneys will ask a Pierce County judge to sentence their client to no more than a year in jail on his multiple voyeurism convictions, which is 90 percent less time than that sought by prosecutors.
A local southeastern Idaho government official faces one felony count of video voyeurism after a Utah woman complained he had filmed her in a campground shower last month.
Hitchcock was 'the ultimate voyeur'.
The state's voyeurism statute is not unconstitutionally vague , the Indiana Court of Appeals concluded today by rejecting a man's claims that the statute would prevent taping a surprise birthday party.
A St Joseph County jury found a former Twyckenham Hills Community Club swim instructor guilty of attempted voyeurism in an incident in which he tried to secretly film swim employees changing in a locker room.
Jury resumes deliberations in Powell voyeur case.
Jury needs more time in Powell voyeurism trial.
Jury has questions in Steve Powell voyeurism trial.
Jury deliberates Steve Powell voyeurism case.
Lawyers make final arguments in Steve Powell voyeurism case.
Several victims in school voyeurism case.
Audiences May Develop a 'Habit' for Voyeurism .
Voyeurs are not seeking out sexual contact with the people being observed.
In the last decade of the 1800s, a new word appeared in the lexicon: voyeurism .
Jury Convicts Steve Powell of Voyeurism Charges.
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In science:

Voyager and Voyeurs shows that the interplay of asynchronous collaboration and visualization is a powerful influencer for user engagement.
Widescope - A social platform for serious conversations on the Web
Voyagers and voyeurs: Supporting asynchronous collaborative visualization.
Widescope - A social platform for serious conversations on the Web
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