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CARNAL ABUSE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does carnal abuse mean? 

CARNAL ABUSE (noun)
  The noun CARNAL ABUSE has 2 senses:

1. any lascivious contact by an adult with the sexual organs of a child (especially not involving sexual intercourse)
2. sexual intercourse with a person (girl or boy) who has not reached the age of consent (even if both parties participate willingly)

  Familiarity information: CARNAL ABUSE used as a noun is rare.


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CARNAL ABUSE (noun)


Sense 1carnal abuse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any lascivious contact by an adult with the sexual organs of a child (especially not involving sexual intercourse)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("carnal abuse" is a kind of...):

sex; sex activity; sexual activity; sexual practice (activities associated with sexual intercourse)


Sense 2carnal abuse [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sexual intercourse with a person (girl or boy) who has not reached the age of consent (even if both parties participate willingly)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

statutory rape; carnal abuse

Hypernyms ("carnal abuse" is a kind of...):

assault; rape; ravishment; violation (the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will)


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