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Meaning of "pruriency" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PRURIENCY

pruriency  [ˈprʊərɪənsɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRURIENCY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pruriency is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRURIENCY


buoyancy
ˈbɔɪənsɪ
compliancy
kəmˈplaɪənsɪ
conveniency
kənˈviːnɪənsɪ
deviancy
ˈdiːvɪənsɪ
esuriency
ɪˈsjʊərɪənsɪ
expediency
ɪkˈspiːdɪənsɪ
faineancy
ˈfeɪnɪənsɪ
invariancy
ɪnˈvɛərɪənsɪ
irradiancy
ɪˈreɪdɪənsɪ
leniency
ˈliːnɪənsɪ
luxuriancy
lʌɡˈzjʊərɪənsɪ
miscreancy
ˈmɪskrɪənsɪ
oriency
ˈɔːrɪənsɪ
parturiency
pɑːˈtjʊərɪənsɪ
pliancy
ˈplaɪənsɪ
radiancy
ˈreɪdɪənsɪ
recreancy
ˈrɛkrɪənsɪ
resiliency
rɪˈzɪlɪənsɪ
saliency
ˈseɪlɪənsɪ
transiency
ˈtrænzɪənsɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRURIENCY

prunelle
prunello
pruner
pruning
pruning hook
pruning knife
pruning knives
pruning shears
prunt
prunus
prurience
prurient
pruriently
pruriginous
prurigo
pruritic
pruritus
prusik
prusik knot
prusik loop

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRURIENCY

agency
current efficiency
deficiency
efficiency
energy efficiency
enzyme deficiency
fuel efficiency
immune deficiency
immunodeficiency
inefficiency
insufficiency
mental deficiency
proficiency
protein deficiency
quantum efficiency
self-sufficiency
sentiency
sufficiency
thermal efficiency
vitamin deficiency
volumetric efficiency

Synonyms and antonyms of pruriency in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pruriency» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRURIENCY

Find out the translation of pruriency to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pruriency from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pruriency» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

淫乱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lascivia
570 millions of speakers

English

pruriency
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कामुकता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

pruriency
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

pruriency
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lascividade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কামুকতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lubricité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kecurigaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lüsternheit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

pruriency
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

pruriency
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pruriency
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự dâm dục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pruriency
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उदरनिर्वाह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şehvetlilik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pruriency
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pruriency
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

pruriency
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pruriency
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

pruriency
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wellust
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pruriency
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pruriency
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pruriency

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRURIENCY»

The term «pruriency» is used very little and occupies the 173.415 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRURIENCY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pruriency» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pruriency» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pruriency

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRURIENCY»

Discover the use of pruriency in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pruriency and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Handbook of Classical Drama
The charges of Pentheus, therefore, are doubtless intended in part to reveal the unhealthy pruriency of his own mind. Certain it is that this pruriency makes it impossible for Pentheus to give credence to the refutation offered even by his own ...
Philip Whaley Harsh, 1944
2
The Journals and Miscellaneous Notebooks of Ralph Waldo ...
He is never obscure or harsh in a new or rare word. Then he has marked virility, as if a surgeon or practical physiologist had no secrets to teach him, but he deals with these as Abraham or Moses would & with (no French or English pruriency) ...
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Ronald A. Bosco, 1982
3
The Physiology of Love and Other Writings
For them, love is an intermittent pruriency that begins at eighteen and ends at forty or, at the latest, fifty; pruriency between the pleasing and the troublesome, and which morally can be cured only by one medicine alone – woman. This medicine ...
Paolo Mantegazza, Nicoletta Pireddu, 2007
4
The Cambridge History of English Literature Volume X the Age ...
His Pruriency 53 nature. On the former, there is no need to enlarge: the less so, as it is often inseparably interwoven with the humour of character, which has already been sufficiently discussed. If we consider such scenes as that of Trim's ...
‎1967
5
Don Juan in Hell
LITERARY LIONS "CHARITY IS THE MOST MISCHIEVOUS SORT OF pruriency," quipped George Bernard Shaw in "The Revolutionist's Handbook," the afterword to his 1901 play Man and Superman. It follows, then, that the cantankerous ...
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The London Magazine
As to the “ pruriency of imagination," which has represented him as “ laying himself on the ground" to catch “ a taint" from the connexion of Pope with Martha Blount, this odious quality, from the “ disgusting" style of the metaphor, may safely be ...
John Scott, John Taylor, 1820
7
The Works of Laurence Sterne: Tristram Shandy [pt. 1-5
so that my own is quite swallowed up in the consideration of it, — that this self- same vile pruriency for fresh adventures in all things, has got so strongly into du mnyen proposé, tS* comme, sous le Ion plaisir de Téveque, le Conseil estime qu' il ...
Laurence Sterne, 1819
8
The Pamphleteer
When I defy you to produce any passage or passages to justify the nauseous and obscene imagery of your criticism, you slink into generalities, and we are told of the pruriency discoverable in what is said generally oi Pope's connexion with ...
Abraham John Valpy, 1820
9
New Italian and English Dictionary in Two Parts: With a New ...
... tf. proof; trial; experiment; vtimess P:4irfgine, sf. itching; pruriency Pruriginöse, a , adj. prurient ; itching Prurire, от. 3. to itcn Prurito, *m. pruriency : great desire ; longing Piuzza, sf. itching; cutaneous pricking Psicología, if. doctrine of the soul, ...
F. C. Meadows, 1835
10
An Examination of the Strictures of the Critical Reviewers ...
As Naevolus could entertain no fears of a punishment of this nature, it is obvious that the words " perverse pruriency" allude to the inveterate itch of commenting, which could produce so absurd a meaning from a plain and simple passage; and  ...
William Gifford, 1803

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRURIENCY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pruriency is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Searching for Christ's Penis
... quick to politely point the slavering viewer toward the fineness of line and the interesting use of space and color, Schiele's original, undoubted pruriency has a ... «ArtSlant, Oct 14»
2
Robber Baron's Chelsea Opera House Is Now a Dallas BBQ
... of depravity and cupidity such as, thank Heaven, does not often bring a blush to pure maiden faces or cause the ears of pruriency to tingle with its filthy recitals. «Curbed NY, May 13»
3
Latest antiporn target: hotel-room TV
For those who make and sell the controversial material, authorities' reluctance to actually prosecute pruriency comes as no surprise. In fact, the ubiquity of smut ... «Christian Science Monitor, Sep 06»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pruriency [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pruriency>. Jul 2019 ».
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