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(ĕr′ŏs′, îr′-)
1. Greek Mythology The god of love, son of Aphrodite.
2. often eros Creative, often sexual yearning, love, or desire: "Eros exists in Plato's and Aristotle's philosophy; behind Homer's poetry, Chopin's compositions, [and] Gauguin's exotic paintings; behind ... each and every discovery that gave humanity a new aspect" (Eleni Tagonidi Maniataki and Panos Mourdoukoutas).
a. Psychiatry Sexual drive; libido.
b. The sum of all instincts for self-preservation.

[Latin Erōs, from Greek, from erōs, sexual love.]


(ˈɪərɒs; ˈɛrɒs)
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the god of love, son of Aphrodite. Roman counterpart: Cupid
2. (Psychoanalysis) Also called: life instinct (in Freudian theory) the group of instincts, esp sexual, that govern acts of self-preservation and that tend towards uninhibited enjoyment of life. Compare Thanatos
[Greek: desire, sexual love]


(ˈɪər ɒs, ˈɛr ɒs)

1. the ancient Greek god of carnal love.
2. (sometimes l.c.) physical love; sexual desire.
3. Psychoanal.
a. the libido.
b. instincts for self-preservation collectively.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Eros - (Greek mythology) god of loveEros - (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
2.eros - a desire for sexual intimacy
desire - the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
erotic love, sexual love, love - a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"
aphrodisia - a desire for heterosexual intimacy
anaphrodisia - decline or absence of sexual desire
passion - a feeling of strong sexual desire
sensualism, sensuality, sensualness - desire for sensual pleasures
amativeness, sexiness, amorousness, eroticism, erotism - the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
fetish - a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body; "common male fetishes are breasts, legs, hair, shoes, and underwear"
libido - (psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire
lecherousness, lust, lustfulness - a strong sexual desire
nymphomania - abnormally intense sexual desire in women
satyriasis - abnormally intense sexual desire in men
the hots - intense sexual desire


[ˈɪərɒs] NEros


[ˈiːrɒs] nEros m
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