satyriasis


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sa·ty·ri·a·sis

 (sā′tə-rī′ə-sĭs, săt′ə-)
n.
Unrestrained sexual behavior by a man.

[Late Latin satyriāsis, from Greek saturiāsis, from saturos, satyr.]

satyriasis

(ˌsætɪˈraɪəsɪs)
n
(Psychiatry) a neurotic condition in men in which the symptoms are a compulsion to have sexual intercourse with as many women as possible and an inability to have lasting relationships with them. Compare nymphomania
[C17: via New Latin from Greek saturiasis; see satyr, -iasis]

sa•ty•ri•a•sis

(ˌseɪ təˈraɪ ə sɪs, ˌsæt ə-)

n.
abnormal, uncontrollable sexual desire in a male.
[1620–30; < New Latin < Greek satyríāsis]

satyriasis

Pathology. an abnormal, uncontrollable sexual desire in men. Also called gynecomania, satyrism, satyromania. Cf. nymphomania. — satyr, n. — satyric, adj.
See also: Sex
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.satyriasis - abnormally intense sexual desire in men
concupiscence, physical attraction, sexual desire, eros - a desire for sexual intimacy
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8) Nymphomania and Satyriasis are described as analogues in Krafft-Ebing's Psychopathia Sexualis (1903).
Desiderio describes his sex with Madame la Barbe as tumbling into "the morass of satin limbs and flailing hooves" (DH 110) and the process is so long that it might explode a clock; the Count's penis is of monstrous size, standing "as resolutely aloft as an illustration of satyriasis in a medical dictionary" (129); in Hoffman's lab, a girl's lower part is referred to as "the brown ringlets of a plump, dimpled, pink and white English rosebud" (214).
Siegmund, three glazed ceramic sculptures are named after psychological conditions researched by Freud: Satyriasis, Hysterikerin (Hysteric), and Spastiker (Spasmos), all 2014.
Reviewing Toward the End of Time, for instance, Wallace criticizes John Updike's male "emotional solipsists": "Though usually family men, they never really love anybody--and, though always heterosexual to the point of satyriasis, they especially don't love women" ("Certainly" 53).
He wasn't counting on being out campaigning Tuesday morning while one of his online inamoratas, Sydney Leathers, was holding forth to Howard Stern about their fantasies about "a secret sex den,'' her possible future in porn and Weiner's satyriasis.
On the BBC show Desert Island Discs, Fleming tried to explain away Bond's satyriasis.
Elsewhere, Nasaw is irritatingly coy about the ruthless and competitive satyriasis Dad would end up passing on to his sons.