Pornography meaning

pôr-nŏgrə-fē
Media or photographs showing erotic or sexual behavior in a way designed to cause sexual arousal. Pornography is protected by the free speech provision of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, unless it is found to be obscene. See also obscenity.
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Sexually explicit writing, images, video, or other material whose primary purpose is to cause sexual arousal.
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Lurid or sensational material. Often used in combination.

Violence pornography.

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The production of such writings, pictures, etc.
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The explicit depiction of sexual subject matter; a display of material of an erotic nature. [from the mid-19th c.]

Was the pornography hetero or gay?

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Pornography is written, printed or video material that contains sexually explicit images or content that some people find to be arousing.

An example of pornography is a movie depicting men and women having sex that is intended to get you sexually excited.

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Writings, pictures, etc. intended primarily to arouse sexual desire.
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(usually humorous) The graphic, detailed, often gratuitous depiction of something.
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Origin of pornography

  • French pornographie from pornographe pornographer from Late Greek pornographos writing about prostitutes pornē prostitute per-5 in Indo-European roots graphein to write –graphy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek πορνογράφος (pornographos), from πόρνη (pornÄ“, “prostitute") + γράφω (graphō, “I write").

    From Wiktionary