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hypersexual

[hahy-per-sek-shoo-uh l or, esp. British, -seks-yoo-] /ˌhaɪ pərˈsɛk ʃu əl or, esp. British, -ˈsɛks yu-/
adjective
1.
unusually or excessively active in or concerned with sexual matters.
noun
2.
a person who is hypersexual.
Origin of hypersexual
1940-1945
1940-45; hyper- + sexual
Related forms
hypersexuality, noun
hypersexually, adverb
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  • In men, hypersexuality was traditionally called satyriasis, while similar behavior in women was described as nymphomania.

    Are Men Crazy? Leslie Bennetts September 1, 2011

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