hypersexual
adjective Date: 1915 exhibiting unusual or excessive concern with or indulgence in sexual activity • hypersexuality noun

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  • hypersexual — [hī΄pərsek′sho͞o əl] adj. having an unusually great sexual drive hypersexuality n …   English World dictionary

  • hypersexual — hypersexuality, n. hypersexually, adv. /huy peuhr sek shooh euhl/ or, esp. Brit., / seks yooh /, adj. 1. unusually or excessively active in or concerned with sexual matters. n. 2. a person who is hypersexual. [1940 45; HYPER + SEXUAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypersexual — adjective a) Excessively interested in sex b) Of or relating to hypersexuality …   Wiktionary

  • hypersexual — hy·per·sex·u·al seksh (ə )wəl, sek shəl adj exhibiting unusual or excessive concern with or indulgence in sexual activity hy·per·sex·u·al·i·ty .sek shə wal ət ē n, pl ties …   Medical dictionary

  • hypersexual — adj. excessively concerned with sex …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypersexual — hy·per·sexual …   English syllables

  • hypersexual — hy•per•sex•u•al [[t]ˌhaɪ pərˈsɛk ʃu əl[/t]] adj. cvb med unusually or excessively active in or concerned with sexual matters • Etymology: 1940–45 hy per•sex u•al′i•ty, n. hy per•sex′u•al•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • hypersexual — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hypersexuality — Man crazy , Nympho and Sexual dependency redirect here. For the 1997 American novel, see Man Crazy. For the 2005 house music album, see Nympho (album). For the 2003 Bolivian film, see Sexual Dependency (film). Hypersexuality is extremely frequent …   Wikipedia

  • DSM-5 — The next (fifth) edition of the American Psychiatric Association s (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), commonly called DSM 5 (previously known as DSM V until the APA decided to abandon the Roman Numerals), is… …   Wikipedia

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