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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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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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One day, as they wandered together in the fresh blossoming valleys through which flows the Tagus near Toledo, far from the merciless eyes and ears of chaperones and duennas, Don Juan could no longer suppress his passion.
From its birth circa 1630 until its maturity, provided by Mozart's version with Da Ponte's libretto (Don Giovanni, 1878), Don Juan's 'mythic setting' has crossed borders, has been expressed in several languages, has been fitted to suit different generic models and has met considerable transformations, but none as important in the history of the myth as the one it suffered upon its encounter with Romanticism and, more specifically, the transformation carried out by E.T.A.
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exchanges between Don Juan and the Devil on the merits of the Life
In 1931, the Coruna-born playwright, Adolfo Torrado, published a play called Don Juan contra Don Juan, a four-act play written in verse and classified by the author as a dramatic farce.
The works in which Don Juan took a leading role, such as George Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman (1903), were largely satires.
"theory," the dark-haired Don Juan has had his ups and downs.
Don Juan Du Gouet's dam was placed in French 2m5f and 2m7f cross-country chases and is a half-sister to the smart 3m chase winner Val De Ferbet, so my selection looks sure to improve significantly for the five-furlong step up in trip.
He added that "the dramatic power of Moliere's Don Juan, who with his own writing presents a work of global repertoire, is a comedy with a tragic and dark psychodynamic depth of a pathological pleasure hunter".
Rizal had been brought to the Don Juan (again) for ship-off to Mindanao.