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Having or showing an excessive sexual appetite or interest in sex.
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As Atkinson surmises, the audience is exposed to the caricature of the oversexed and animalistic buck.
This means that, in connection with Sex, they should not be markedly oversexed nor undersexed.
Joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw," a comedy involving an oversexed psychiatrist, a secretary, a nymphomaniac, a hospital inspector and a policeman.
And when they let loose, they metamorphose into oversexed insects, sprout video--cassette slots in their bellies, or get their kicks from car crashes.
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
I never liked the idea of fauns very much: half man, half goat, lazy, useless, oversexed, mythological creatures with barnyard habits living in the woods.
The author examines how Tom's Men evolved from a mere realistic (albeit sexual) depiction to an oversexed, impossibly muscled, hypermasculine ideal.
Applying these narrowly inscribed reductive categories of experience, black women are viewed as nurturing mammies and oversexed Jezebels who cannot but emerge from a Wilson play without being victimized as a "depreciated sex object" or otherwise "a sexual trophy in dominant cultural terms.
Some stories are rose-tinted memories of the bizarre adventures of a beautiful young widow on a remote Trinidad island swarming with oversexed and underoccupied American soldiers during World War II.
So too Debra Messinger's Mary Magdalene is haunted a bit by echoes of the actor's sitcom role as an oversexed vamp on Will and Grace.
A contrasting current theory had a different explanation, namely that nymphomaniacs were frigid and it was lack of sexual satisfaction which led women to be oversexed.
And his "reading" would be even fuller if taking more account of the maker of the Heptameron and the politician who could, for instance, laughingly tell the Duke of Norfolk that her brother would go to his mistress when needing sleep because his wife was so oversexed (see Norfolk's dispatch of 23 June 1533).