[こわく, kowaku] (n,vs) fascination; glamour; glamor; enchantment; seduction[Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Seduction \Se*duc*tion\, n. [L. seductio: cf. F. s['e]duction.
1. The act of seducing; enticement to wrong doing; enticement
to fail in some duty.
(a) The offense of inducing a woman to consent to unlawful
sexual intercourse, by enticements which overcome her
scruples; the wrong or crime of persuading a woman to
surrender her chastity. [Archaic]
(b) Any successful enticement to engage in some sexual
activity, especially intercourse.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
3. That which seduces, or is adapted to seduce; means of
leading astray; as, the seductions of wealth.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
n 1: enticing someone astray from right behavior
2: an act of winning the love or sexual favor of someone [syn:
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