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Definitions

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  • noun The desire for one's sexual behaviour at levels high enough to be considered clinically significant

Etymologies

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hyper- + sexuality

Examples

  • Psychiatrists do use the term "hypersexuality" to describe compulsive promiscuity, but it's considered a symptom of a variety of psychological disturbances, not a disease in itself.

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  • Finally, on "Three's Company" in the late 70's and 80's, he sent up the comedian's hypersexuality, which is often his pride.

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  • Besides this, the "hypersexuality" of our media (and of some manga and anime) is a real concern; much of what we call "romance" is disordered, and some of it actually slides across the line into pornography; I've even been informed by people who read such material that this includes romance fiction marketed specifically to Christian women.

    A Modestly Scandalous Confession

  • Besides this, the "hypersexuality" of our media (and of some manga and anime) is a real concern; much of what we call "romance" is disordered, and some of it actually slides across the line into pornography; I've even been informed by people who read such material that this includes romance fiction marketed specifically to Christian women.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • A new condition, called hypersexuality, might be something close, but some psychiatrists bristle at the idea of talking about human sexuality as an addictive force unto itself. "

    The Shadowy Science Of Sex Addiction

  • One, a new description of sex addiction, is "hypersexuality," which, in part, is when "a great deal of time is consumed by sexual fantasies and urges; and in planning for and engaging in sexual behavior."

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  • Among the possible additions to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the bible of psychiatry: "hypersexuality," meaning being way horny.

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  • Now, some researchers are proposing "hypersexuality" be added to the book of mental disorders.

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  • One, a new description of sex addiction, is "hypersexuality," which, in part, is when "a great deal of time is consumed by sexual fantasies and urges; and in planning for and engaging in sexual behavior."

    Signs of the Times

  • One, a new description of sex addiction, is "hypersexuality," which, in part, is when "a great deal of time is consumed by sexual fantasies and urges; and in planning for and engaging in sexual behavior."

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