nymphomaniac

nymphomaniac

[nim-fuh-mey-nee-ak, nim-foh‐]
noun
1.
a woman who has abnormally excessive and uncontrollable sexual desire.
adjective Also, nymphomaniacal [nim-foh-muh-nahy-uh-kuhl] .
2.
(of a woman) afflicted with abnormally excessive sexual desire.
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nymphomania (ˌnɪmfəˈmeɪnɪə)
 
n
Compare satyriasis a neurotic condition in women in which the symptoms are a compulsion to have sexual intercourse with as many men as possible and an inability to have lasting relationships with them
 
[C18: New Latin, from Greek numphē nymph + -mania]
 
nympho'maniac
 
n, —adj
 
nymphomaniacal
 
adj

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