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exhibitionism

Psychiatry a compulsive desire to expose one's genital organs publicly
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exhibitionism

[‚ek·sə′bish·ə‚niz·əm]
(psychology)
A sexual perversion in which pleasure is obtained by exposing the genitalia.
In psychoanalysis, gratification of early sexual impulses in young children by physical activity, such as dancing.
Any attracting of attention to oneself.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In the concluding scene, our noir investigator sits, exhibitionistically displayed in full evening dress and makeup, having been reduced to being yet another woman who listens to the radio, waiting to be loved.
(Then again, they might simply be exhibitionistically inclined.) Yet for the most part, personalities scrutinized don't reveal much beyond what we glean from first impressions, and unlike "The Lifestyle," which took care to show the protags' surprisingly apple-pie home lives beyond swingerdom, "Sex" devotes scant attention to their families, jobs, or anything else but the titular pastime.