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Drug slang A regionally popular street term for crack cocaine
Psychology The personal experience and manifest expression of emotional attachment or bonding to another person
Types Sacred and profane love, and affectional and erotic love. The word is also used in the vernacular as a synonym for like or fancy
Sports medicine Nil, naught (tennis)

love

[ME.]
1. Profound concern and affection for another person.
2. In psychoanalysis, love may be equated with pleasure, particularly as it applies to the gratifying sexual experiences between individuals.
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In this light, the representation of male desire in Love-Letters becomes even more interesting.
What is peculiar about Love-Letters is that the impotence episode is told by Philander himself.
The story is a retelling of his affair with Lady Henrietta Berkeley, but in the letter about impotence there existed a strange misprint in the first edition of Love-Letters.
Behn shows that the libertine easily subdues a passive and inexperienced woman, a woman like Calista from the second and the third parts of Love-Letters, but he may have serious problems with a sexually active woman like Silvia.
In the first part of Love-Letters he is a handsome prince, who prepares a rebellion against his father and has an affair with Philander's wife Mertilla.
An example of a lascivious old man appears as early as in the first part of Love-Letters, in the episode about Philander's impotence, but more significant is the character of Sebastian, Octavio's uncle, from the third part.