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phal·lic

 (făl′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a phallus.
2. Of or relating to the cult of the phallus as an embodiment of generative power: phallic worship.
3. Of or relating to the third stage of psychosexual development in psychoanalytic theory, from about ages three to six, during which gratification is focused on sensations associated with the genital organs. The phallic stage is preceded by the anal stage and followed by the latency period.

[Greek phallikos, from phallos, phallus; see phallus.]

phal′li·cal·ly adv.

phallic

(ˈfælɪk)
adj
1. of, relating to, or resembling a phallus: a phallic symbol.
2. (Psychoanalysis) psychoanal
a. relating to a stage of psychosexual development during which a male child's interest is concentrated on the genital organs
b. designating personality traits, such as conceit and self-assurance, due to fixation at the phallic stage of development. Compare anal2, oral7, genital2
c. (in Freudian theory) denoting a phase of early childhood in which there is a belief that both sexes possess a phallus
3. (Other Non-Christian Religious Writings) of or relating to phallicism

phal•lic

(ˈfæl ɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a phallus.
2. of or pertaining to phallicism.
[1780–90; < Greek phallikós]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.phallic - relating to a phallus especially as an embodiment of generative power; "a phallic cult"; "phallic worship"
2.phallic - resembling or being a phallus; "a phallic symbol"; "phallic eroticism"; "priapic figurines"
male - being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree"
Translations

phallic

[ˈfælɪk] ADJfálico

phallic

[ˈfælɪk] adjphalliquephallic symbol nsymbole m phallique

phallic

adjphallisch; phallic symbolPhallussymbol nt

phallic

[ˈfælɪk] adjfallico/a

phal·lic

a. fálico, rel. al pene.

phallic

adj fálico
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She can desire (and be desired) phallicly, but she might also have access to in a peculiarly feminine mode of desire that is not accounted for by the phallic order.
Already, though, the aggressive sexuality is considerably mitigated: Mnesilochuss own desire is anally rather than phallicly stimulated (130-3), while his confusion as to Agathon's gender-blurring strengthens the mixed messages.
Women are marked phallicly by their fathers, husbands, procurers.