n. absence of sexual desire.
   ♦ anaphrodisiac, n. & a. (drug) reducing sexual desire.

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  • Anaphrodisia — An*aph ro*dis i*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. an priv. + ? sexual pleasure, ? the goddess of love.] (Med.) Absence of sexual appetite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ANAPHRODISIA — ANAPHRODISIA, см. Анэстезия половая …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • anaphrodisia — /an af reuh dee zheuh, dizh euh, diz ee euh/, n. Psychiatry. diminished sexual desire. [ < Gk anaphrodisía inability to inspire love; see AN 1, APHRODISIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • anaphrodisia — noun decline or absence of sexual desire • Ant: ↑aphrodisia • Hypernyms: ↑sexual desire, ↑eros, ↑concupiscence, ↑physical attraction * * * |aˌnafrəˈdizh(ē)ə, aˌn noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • anaphrodisia — an·aph·ro·di·sia .an .af rə dē zh(ē )ə, dizh (ē )ə n absence or impairment of sexual desire …   Medical dictionary

  • anaphrodisia — n. lack of sexual drive; impotence; lack of vitality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anaphrodisia — an·aph·ro·di·sia …   English syllables

  • anaphrodisia — /aenaefr3diz(h)iya/ Impotentia cceundi; frigidity; incapacity for sexual intercourse existing in either man or woman, and in the latter case sometimes called dyspareunia …   Black's law dictionary

  • anaphrodisiac — 1. Relating to anaphrodisia. 2. Repressing or destroying sexual desire. 3. An agent that lessens or abolishes sexual desire. SYN: antaphrodisiac, antaphroditic (1). [G. an priv. + aphrodisia, sexual pleasure] * * * an·aph·ro·dis·i·ac dē zē .ak,… …   Medical dictionary

  • anafrodisia — (Del gr. anaphrodisia < an, privativo + aphrodisia, placer sensual.) ► sustantivo femenino MEDICINA Disminución o ausencia del deseo sexual. * * * anafrodisia (del gr. «anaphrodisía») f. Med. Falta o disminución del apetito sexual. * * *… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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