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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.
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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
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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.
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libido

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

The sex instinct or erotic desire.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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.
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Translations
libido

libido

[lɪˈbiːdəʊ] Nlibido f
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libido

[lɪˈbiːdəʊ] nlibido f
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libido

nLibido f
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libido

[lɪˈbiːdəʊ] n (Psych) → libido f inv
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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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

libido

n libido f, deseo sexual
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References in classic literature ?
The minister almost wept with joy at this deliver- ance from the carnal desire to "peep" and went back to his own house praising God.
be exposed to peculiar temptations, on account of the carnal desires which have heretofore subsisted between them."
Love Island, a shimmering, eyecandy encrusted cavalcade of cat-fights and carnal desire, leaves Yours Truly cold.
"He still tried to satisfy his carnal desire but no penetration has been made for the reason of no erection," said Albayalde.
For the mind (animus) is indeed so much swifter than carnal senses, how much more penetrating....To wish first to try all things out [experientially] is a distorted way and an endless going round in a circle." (18) Helping the monks to recognize what goes on in their lives, Bernard suggests a wise alternative to a life of frustrated carnal desire. He calls them to make a conscious resolve to stop giving free rein to cupidity (craving desire).
Carnal desire may underlie their actions, but Morris seems more interested in the spiritual power of love to wound but also to console.
Secondly, the second brother that ran away on account of being told of the past was not really led by God, but by his carnal desire. My advice for you is to get serious with God by living a life devoid of sin rather than contemplating suicide.
Since carnal desire is always strong, it can lead to temptation.
The observance of Ramadan is not all about abstaining from food and carnal desire during the day and lavish Iftar.
You cannot expect a man to control his carnal desire - you have to punish women for making men think dirty things.
Indeed, the reader will learn of Churchill's carnal desire to kill during battles in the Mohmand Valley, located in what is today the highly contentious border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.