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li·bi·do

 (lĭ-bē′dō, -bī′-)
n. pl. li·bi·dos
1. The psychic and emotional energy associated with instinctual biological drives.
2.
a. Sexual desire.
b. Manifestation of the sexual drive.

[Latin libīdō, desire; see leubh- in Indo-European roots.]

li·bid′i·nal (-bĭd′n-əl) adj.
li·bid′i·nal·ly adv.

libido

(lɪˈbiːdəʊ)
n, pl -dos
1. (Psychoanalysis) psychoanal psychic energy emanating from the id
2. sexual urge or desire
[C20 (in psychoanalysis): from Latin: desire]
libidinal adj
liˈbidinally adv

li•bi•do

(lɪˈbi doʊ)

n., pl. -dos.
1. Psychoanal. all of the instinctual energies and desires that are derived from the id.
2. sexual instinct or drive.
[1890–95; < Latin libīdō desire, lust, akin to libēre to be pleasing]
li•bid′i•nal (-ˈbɪd n l) adj.
li•bid′i•nal•ly, adv.

libido

Psychoanalysis. the force or psychic energy behind human action, especially the sexual urge. — libidinous, adj.
See also: Sex

libido

The sex instinct or erotic desire.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.libido - (psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire
depth psychology, psychoanalysis, analysis - a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
concupiscence, physical attraction, sexual desire, eros - a desire for sexual intimacy

libido

noun sex drive, passion, sexual desire, sexual appetite, sexual urge, erotic desire, sex instinct, the hots (informal), randiness (informal, chiefly Brit.) Lack of sleep is a major factor in loss of libido.
Translations
libido

libido

[lɪˈbiːdəʊ] Nlibido f

libido

[lɪˈbiːdəʊ] nlibido f

libido

nLibido f

libido

[lɪˈbiːdəʊ] n (Psych) → libido f inv

li·bi·do

n. libido. 1. impulso sexual, consciente o inconsciente; 2. en psicoanálisis, la fuerza o energía que determina la conducta del ser humano.

libido

n libido f, deseo sexual
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 23 (ANI): Loss of libido (sex drive) is a common problem that can affect men and women of any age.
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Mr McGarry wanted to resume the use of a drug that suppresses libido which Western Australia prison authorities used on sex offenders but stopped it because of the side effects of the drug such as osteoporosis and cardiac arrest.