Fetichistic


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Fe`tich`is´tic


a.1.Pertaining to, or involving, fetichism.
A man of the fifteenth century, inheriting its strange web of belief and unbelief, of epicurean levity and fetichistic dread.
- G. Eliot.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A curious fetichistic fear of this grimy volume on the part of her mother prevented her ever allowing it to stay in the house all night, and hither it was brought back whenever it had been consulted.
At the same time, he saw that it was entwined with "fetichistic stuff" [sic], by which I take him to mean commodity fetishism.
In Heine and Baudelaire, the fetichistic depiction of female body parts turned into sexual effigies marks a return to this tradition that is tainted by the poets' own fear of castration.