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onanism

 [o´nah-nizm]

onanism

/onan·ism/ (o´nah-nizm)

onanism

[ō′nəniz′əm]
coitus interruptus; withdrawal of the penis just before ejaculation during sexual intercourse. See also masturbation.

o·nan·ism

(ō'năn-izm)
1. Withdrawal of the penis before ejaculation, to prevent conception.
2. Incorrectly, masturbation.
[Onan, son of Judah, who practiced it. Genesis 38:9]

onanism

An obsolescent term for MASTURBATION or COITUS INTERRUPTUS.
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His book became wildly popular, disseminating the belief across Europe that Onanism was the cause of diseases from tuberculosis to what we now know as third-stage syphilis.
Everyone knows that "power is everywhere" but a conscious intellectual of the kind that Said values would not be content with this voyeuristic onanism that rants and raves on the sidelines.
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According to this legend, Simon ben Sira was conceived as a result of the prophet Jeremiah being forced into an act of onanism in a bath and his daughter having been impregnated with his semen as a result of entering the bath after he left.
From the first book on, the Bible links sex to reproduction and condemns as perverted all male sexual activities, such as sodomy or onanism, that are wasteful of semen.
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