orgone
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: German Orgon, from Orgasmus orgasm and organisch organic + -on 2-on Date: 1942 a vital energy held to pervade nature and be a factor in health in the theories of Wilhelm Reich

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  • orgone — ☆ orgone [ôr′gōn΄ ] n. 〚coined by W. Reich (1897 1957), Austrian psychiatrist in the U.S., prob. /span> ORG(ASM) + one, as in OZONE〛 a postulated energy permeating the universe, the personal supply of which an individual suffering from various… …   Universalium

  • orgone — ☆ orgone [ôr′gōn΄ ] n. [coined by W. Reich (1897 1957), Austrian psychiatrist in the U.S., prob. < ORG(ASM) + one, as in OZONE] a postulated energy permeating the universe, the personal supply of which an individual suffering from various… …   English World dictionary

  • Orgone — L orgone est un terme inventé par le psychiatre et psychanalyste Wilhelm Reich pour désigner une forme hypothétique d « énergie » dont il affirmait avoir établi l’existence. Ses résultats ne furent jamais reproduits et la théorie de l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Orgone — For the band, see Orgone (band). A cloudbuster: (seen at bottom, right of center, not the sculpture) a device which supposedly could influence weather by altering levels of atmospheric orgone. Orgone energy is a theory originally proposed in the… …   Wikipedia

  • orgone — or·gó·ne s.m. TS psic. nella teoria dello psicoanalista austriaco W. Reich (1897 1957), particella elementare universalmente presente, che svolgerebbe una funzione importante nel comportamento umano, spec. sessuale {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1953.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • orgone — noun /ˈɔːɡəʊn/ in the theories of , a supposed excess sexual energy distributed throughout the universe and available for collection, storage, and further use , 1959: So, boys, when those hot licks play over your balls and prick and dart up your… …   Wiktionary

  • orgone — n. vital energy form or universal life force existing in all living things and the atmosphere that allegedly can be captured with a device and used to restore psychological welfare or treat illnesses or control the weather (first described by Dr …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orgone — [ ɔ:gəʊn] noun a supposed excess sexual energy or life force distributed throughout the universe which can be collected and stored for subsequent therapeutic use. Origin 1940s: coined by the Austrian psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich, from organism or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • orgone — or·gone …   English syllables

  • orgone — ˈȯrˌgōn noun ( s) Etymology: probably from orgasm + one (as in hormone) : a vital energy held to pervade nature and to be accumulable for use by the human body by sitting in a specially designed box …   Useful english dictionary

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