fetish | fetishism

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Meaning(s)

a strong fixation on something

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If somebody has an obsessive interest or particularly strong liking or need for something, then it can be called a ‘fetish’. The word is most commonly used in relation to an unconventional sexual desire, or an object or activity that you spend an unusual amount of time doing or thinking about.

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Synonyms monomania,compulsion,obsession
Antonyms self-restraint,discipline

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  1. My desk is a total mess but Anne’s is always immaculate. She has a fetish for cleanliness and keeping things organized.

  2. Gun fetishism is a strong part of that culture, which is why so many Hollywood movies glorify their use or at least feature them in some way.

  3. The article discussed the most common sexual fetishes that men and women have and how they can impact relationships.

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