anerotic

anerotic

adjective Not erotic; lacking eroticism; sexually anhedonic.
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(9) The early Nietzsche and Strauss's Aristophanes would seem to agree on the idea of Socrates as "amusical," but while Strauss couples with this the notion of an "anerotic" Socrates, who rejects both the family and the city, Nietzsche calls Socrates "the true eroticist" because of how enticing he was to the new generation of Greek youth.
"Cathedral of the Pines" again presents scenes that are at once oneiric and unsettling, depicting solitary persons caught in states of mortification: individuals often alone, often naked, always anerotic, with every object in these rooms and outdoor spaces seemingly atomized in isolation.
The wise man, like the gods, is anerotic; he does not desire wisdom.
Finally, his writing is occasionally dotted with uncommon words like "normativistic," "anerotic," (246), "deictic," (75), "revanchist" (84), and "distantiation" (97).
Donkey Punch delivers as anerotic thriller; adirector with a voyeuristic eyepits his sexy, young and hedonistic cast of characters against each other in a very confined space.
(10) 'Anerotic Excursions: Memory, Celibacy, and Desire in The American Scene', in Questioning the Master: Gender and Sexuality in Henry James's Writings, ed.
Anoretic actioner creation: anerotic ceration reaction
It is only due to anxiety at the prospect of retribution in the afterlife for his crimes in his present life that the anerotic Cephalus even takes notice of the gods: "Know well, Socrates, that when one is gripped by the thought that his end is near, he is possessed by fear and concern for things that never occupied him before.