Don Juan


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Don Juan

(don-hwahn'),
In psychiatry, a term used to denote men with compulsive sexual or romantic overactivity, usually with a succession of female partners.
[legendary Spanish nobleman]

Don Juan

a legendary Spanish libertine cited in many works of literature as a seductive and sexually promiscuous man. See also satyriasis.

Don Juan

(don-hwahn', don jū'an)
psychiatry A term used to denote a man with compulsive sexual or romantic overactivity, usually with a succession of female partners.
[legendary Spanish nobleman]

Don Juan

[After the legendary, promiscuous Spanish nobleman, Don Juan de Tenorio]
A man who behaves in a sexually promiscuous manner. Some psychologists suggest this arises from insecurity concerning his masculinity or latent and unconscious homosexual preference.
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I will play you Mozart, if you like, which will only make you weep; but my Don Juan, Christine, burns; and yet he is not struck by fire from Heaven.
His Don Juan Triumphant (for I had not a doubt but that he had rushed to his masterpiece to forget the horror of the moment) seemed to me at first one long, awful, magnificent sob.
Don Juan expresses a romantic eagerness to wed despite the opposition of his family and king.
Adventures of Don Juan (1948): In the title role, Flynn is a wiser, warmer, wittier version of his earlier characters as he rescues the Spanish queen (Viveca Lindfors) from the snares of an evil duke.
The 44th International Film Festival of India will open on November 20 in Goa with the screening of Don Juans , the latest film by one of the best known Czech film and theatre directors, Jiri Menzel.
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Alan and Derek, the vicar, are types of well-meaning but ineffectual males who are infinitely more sensitive to female welfare yet at some primitive level seem always doomed to failure in competition with the Don Juan type.
Don Juan Comes Back from the War opens tonight and runs until November 17 and, luckily, the snow won't melt on stage or leave the cast with frostbite.
Between seductions, flight and evasions, Don Juan talks philosophical turkey with Sganarelle.
Indeed, since the Spanish Romantic playwright Jose Zorilla rewrote the story as an archetypal conflict between good and evil in which Don Juan Tenorio is spared damnation at the last minute, the Don Juan legend has been read in such exemplary terms.
Top of the sale at PS3,600 (plus VAT) was the five-year-old bay Welsh Cob stallion Maescrofta Don Juan, by Maesmynach Enchanter, out of Deildre Jubilee.
MDLM) today announces the launch of Don Juan Tequila, the first baroque style fine sipping premium tequila to enter the market.