satyriasis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n satyriasis abnormally intense sexual desire in men
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Satyriasis Immoderate venereal appetite in the male.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n satyriasis A diseased and unrestrainable venereal appetite in men, corresponding to nymphomania in women.
    • n satyriasis In pathology, lepra.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Satyriasis morbid lasciviousness in men, corresponding to nymphomania in women—also Satyromā′nia
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., fr. Gr. . See Satyr
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. satyrus—Gr. satyros.

Usage

In literature:

As in the furor uterinus, and satyriasis, and in the sphincter ani and scrotum.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Maniacs are prone to satyriasis and bacchanalian excesses.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
In man, satyriasis is very frequent.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
EXCESS OF VENEREAL DESIRE (SATYRIASIS IN MALE, OR NYMPHOMANIA IN FEMALE).
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
In cases of excessive venereal desire, amounting to satyriasis, from experience I would use this remedy first.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
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