Erection Definition

ĭ-rĕkshən
erections
noun
erections
An erecting or being erected.
Webster's New World
Something erected; structure, building, etc.
Webster's New World
A being or becoming rigid and erect by filling with blood; specif., such a condition of the penis or clitoris.
Webster's New World
The process of filling with blood.
American Heritage Medicine
Erection is defined as an upright structure or building, or to the putting up of a building, or to a penis that has become hard and enlarged due to sexual arousal.
A tall skyscraper is an example of an erection.
The rigid state of a man's penis when he is sexually excited is an example of an erection.
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Other Word Forms of Erection

Noun

Singular:
erection
Plural:
erections

Origin of Erection

  • From Latin erectio, noun of action from perfect passive participle erectus, from verb erigere, from prefix e- (“out of”) + regere, + action suffix -io.

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