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Definition of the noun titillation

What does titillation mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: titillations

  1. a tingling feeling of excitement (as from teasing or tickling)
  2. an agreeable arousal
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: arousal / rousing = the act of arousing
  3. the act of tickling
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of titillation: tickle / tickling
    • more generic words: touch / touching = the act of putting two things together with no space between them

Alternative definition of the noun titillation


  1. a pleasurable or sexually exciting sensation
  2. the process or outcome of titillating


"Titillation" is a composition.


  1. "Titillation" is an adult film directed by Damon Christian.
    • country: United States of America
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Pornographic film
    • released on (32 years ago)
  2. "Titillation" is an adult film that was released in 1985.

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Google previewAmerican Journal of Homoeopathic Materia Medica and Record of Medical Science (1872)

the titillation is the principal thing, with Phosphorus the Cough is the most harrassing. The irritation of Plzosp/z. is not so continual as that of Opium. Also with Bell. the cough is milder, and not so deeply lying. The similarity to Dmsera lies in ...

Google previewThe Cycle of Life According to Modern Science (1904)

Being a Series of Essays Designed to Bring Science Home to Men's Business and Bosoms by Caleb Williams Saleeby

Intellectual titillation is a pleasant enough sensation, to which science may be made to serve as an efficient stimulus. Such a function, however, is at best ethically neutral; and more probably ethically indefensible. This pleasing irritation of the ...

Google previewRoutledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality (2014)

by Jennifer Hargreaves, Eric Anderson

sexual titillation is the purpose of the stripper's activity and that this is the expectation of the audience as well as the aim of the performers: the gestures, attitudes and ...

Google previewThe Academy and Literature (1904)

Intellectual titillation is a pleasant enough sensation, to which science ...

Google previewThe Erotic Thriller in Contemporary Cinema (2005)

by Linda Ruth Williams

Lesbianism as male heterosexual titillation is a widely accepted form of 'normality ';, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

* TITILLATION. ». /. [titillation, French ; ti-f tillatio. Lat. from titillate.] ...

Google previewThe Outlines of Materia Medica, Regional Symptomatology, and a Clinical Dictionary (1865)

Short, dry titillation in larynx, from coming out of the air into a warm room ; Cough at night, with croaking — danger of suffocation ; Spasmodic constriction of the trachea ; Cough that is particularly troublesome at night, not allowing rest nor sleep ...

Google previewA Dictionary in Hindee and English (1870)

by Joseph T. Thompson

Titillation. *E* suhree, s. f. A fish, the small carp (Cyprinus chrysopareius). *TE HTHT suhlana, v. a. To stroke, rub gently, tickle. *IETTE 2 suhlahut, e. f. Gentle rubbing, stroking, titillation. *#at suh-wyya, s. m. A sufferer.

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindustani & English: accompanied by a reversed dictionary, English and Hindustani (1866)

By Duncan Forbes by Duncan Forbes

titillation. h. 4%.

Google previewThe New Royal and Universal English Dictionary ... (1763)

To which is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by J. Johnson

to feel titillation, TI'CKLE, adj. tottering; unfixed; unstable. TI' CKLISH, adj. sensible to titillation; easily tickled. Tottering; uncertain ; unfixed. Difficult; nice. TI'CKLISHNESS, n. s. the state of being ticklish. TI'CKTACK, m. s. a ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Exposition of the English Language, to which are Prefixed, Principles of English Pronunciation, Rules to be Observed by the Natives of Scotland, Ireland, and London ... (1850)

To feci titillation. TlCKLE, tlk'kl, a. Tottering, anflxcd, unstable. Kot in use. Ticklish, tlklcl-lsb, a. Sensible to titillation, easily tickled ; tottering, uncertain, unfixed ; difficult, nice. TlCKXl9ItNESS, tlkU-lsh-nès, ». The state of being ticlbh. Ticktack ...

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Wit as an instrument of revenge is as infamous as art is as a means of sensual titillation. (Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel)
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Scrabble value of T1I1T1I1L1L1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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