libido libido  /lə ˈbi doʊ/


  • (n) (psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire

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  1. Libido, says Jung, but he uses the word differently from Freud: Jung's libido includes all psychic energy.
  2. During childhood the libido is bound up with such experiences as eating, excreting and thumbsucking.
  3. As I said before, sometimes guys are just overwhelmed, or they're fatigued, or they're drinking alcohol, which might lower their libido and their ability to function.


  1. Accused Abington resident to use medical defense in indecent assault case

    The attorney for a Milton High teacher and girls track coach accused of indecent assault says Parkinson’s disease drugs have created a loss of impulse control and “heightened libido” in his client.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Rockland Standard

  2. Milton High track coach accused of kissing 16-year-old girl changed after Parkinson’s treatment, defense attorney says

    The Milton High School track coach accused of kissing a 16-year-old member of his track team is being treated for Parkinson’s disease and that treatment has decreased his impulse control while increasing his libido, his defense attorney said today. Dale Snyder pleaded not guilty in Quincy District Court to one count of indecent assault and battery and two counts of assault and battery before ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Dialing in desire for women often more emotional than physical

    PORTLAND -- It’s something Doctors say many women are concerned about but few will bring up at an appointment. That’s why some Portland physicians and physical therapists started asking patients about their libido or sexual desire. “It’s why I say there will be no female Viagra. A woman’s sexual response is just too complex. Men have a single switch. Women have a multi-dial control panel ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland

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  1. At the time Mel said "people can call me lesbian, bisexual or heterosexual, but I know who's in my bed and that's it - I have huge libido and a great sex life."
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Melanie Brown Source: Daily Mail

  2. "Beneath that calm exterior was an incurable romantic with a love for life and an insatiable appetite for the ladies," Ford said. "Jimmy Stewart on the outside, perhaps, but he had the lust and libido of an Errol Flynn."
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Glenn Ford Source: Reuters

  3. "I fear the election has destroyed my ability and desire to date," McCain, 24, wrote in a lighthearted blog essay Monday on the Daily Beast. "Nothing kills my libido quite like discussing politics."
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: John McCain Source: New York Daily News

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