nymphomaniac


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nym·pho·ma·ni·ac

(nim'fō-mā'nē-ak),
A female exhibiting nymphomania.

nymphomaniac

[-mā′nē·ak]
1 n, a person with or displaying characteristics of possessing an insatiable desire for sexual satisfaction.
2 adj, pertaining to or exhibiting nymphomania. nymphomaniacal [nim′fəmənī′əkəl] , adj.

nymphomaniac

A woman with a seemingly insatiable sex drive (nymphomania).

nymphomaniac

an individual patient habitually showing signs of nymphomania.
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weeks to recant her belief that she is a nymphomaniac (and not a "sex addict," the sterilizing term of the State), only to tear up the speech and declare, "We are not, and never will be, all alike.
In popular culture, as this sexual revolution gathered force, female promiscuity was no longer deemed pathological: "nice girls do have affairs, and they do not necessarily die of them" declared Helen Gurley Brown, while psychologist, Albert Ellis in his 1964 Nymphomania: A Study of the Oversexed Woman, wrote that most women popularly portrayed as nymphomaniacs were "nothing but highly-sexed females who would hardly be noticed if they were males
Nymphomaniacs did not have to have a partner to be labeled as such, and much of the nineteenth century history of nymphomania is concerned with masturbation.
The last thing I wanted to watch was some pervy flick about a "selfdiagnosed nymphomaniac who reveals a lifetime of sexual experiences" to Lars von Triers.
NYMPHOMANIAC VOLUME 1/VOLUME 2 18 Quite a bit of effort has gone into creating the impression that this double dollop from director Lars von Trier is something special.
Nessa Jay has revealed that she is a nymphomaniac and gets sweaty palms, feels angry and need to satisfy herself if she doesn't get at least five orgasms a day through sex, Daily Star reported.
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Henpecked by his overbearing wife and tormented by his evil quadruplet daughters, he has to spend his summer tutoring the uneducated son of a nymphomaniac and her alcoholic husband.
However, the advances of nymphomaniac married neighbour Evelyn (Jodhi May) send Joe hurtling towards the brink of manhood, until reckless actions bring about devastating consequences.
Then there are Anderson's nymphomaniac parents (Edward Herrmann and Margo Martindale).
Queer element: A desperate gay man and his nymphomaniac sister both try to seduce Vince Vaughn.
Mr Williams describes her as 'very precocious and, as I found out later, a virtuoso nymphomaniac.