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Kleptolagnia (from Greek kleptein meaning "to steal", and lagnia meaning "sexual excitement") is the state of being sexually aroused by theft.[1][2] A kleptolagniac is a person aroused by the act of theft. It is also known as kleptophilia, and is a sexual form of kleptomania.

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  1. ^ Colman, Andrew (2008). A Dictionary of Psychology (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199534067.
  2. ^ Webber, Jonathan (2009). "Sex". Philosophy. 84 (328): 233–250. doi:10.1017/S0031819109000205. ISSN 0031-8191. JSTOR 20533188. S2CID 233315593.