nymphomania nymphomania

Definition(s):

  • (n) abnormally intense sexual desire in women

Usage(s):

  1. Justine's fevered racing from bed to bed is shown to be patriotism, not nymphomania, for she and Nessim are smuggling arms into Palestine.
  2. By now, the real estate man's cowardice and his girl's latent nymphomania have surfaced.
  3. Her trouble, as yet unmentionable on the screen in so many syllables, appears to be nymphomania.

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  • Sir Douglas Allen, permanent secretary of the Civil Service Department, added: "By the same token it might be argued that a passion for adultery or nymphomania would be just as relevant as homosexuality."
    on May 28, 2010 By: Douglas Allen, Baron Croham Source: This is London

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