Associations to the word «Pornography»


PORNOGRAPHY, noun. The explicit depiction of sexual subject matter; a display of material of an erotic nature. [from the mid-19th c.]
PORNOGRAPHY, noun. (usually humorous) The graphic, detailed, often gratuitous depiction of something.

Dictionary definition

PORNOGRAPHY, noun. Creative activity (writing or pictures or films etc.) of no literary or artistic value other than to stimulate sexual desire.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats