Se*duc*tion(?), n. [L. seductio: cf. F. sduction. See Seduce.] 1. The act of seducing; enticement to wrong doing; enticement to fail in some duty.
2. Specifically: (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.
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