from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of psychosexual disorders characterized by sexual fantasies, feelings, or activities involving a nonhuman object, a nonconsenting partner such as a child, or pain or humiliation of oneself or one's partner. Also called sexual deviation.
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- n. any sexual deviation, which is considered abnormal in some societies or which may prevent or hinder one's ability to receive reciprocal love
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- n. abnormal sexual activity
From para- (“abnormal”) + -philia. (Wiktionary)