Definitions

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  • adv. In a libidinal manner.

Etymologies

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From libidinal +‎ -ly.

Examples

  • His wife seems to be libidinally overwhelmed by Sy Ableman, a greasy, fat, patronizing stuffed-shirt widower who hugs those he screws over.

    Matthew Yglesias » Is The Universe a Hologram? Should We Care?

  • In 2007, well after blogs and bloggers had entered the mainstream, he fretted about the web's "libidinally undifferentiated miasma of yearnings and gratifications" in the Boston Globe.

    Mark Sarvas: Kindling

  • For Schelling's purposes, the Phrygian priests of modern European philosophy embody the spiritualizing violence and recursive loop of this desire, desire that even puts the resistant negativity of the body to efficient good work by libidinally investing its very disavowal, that is, by secretly deriving pleasure out of the ascetic renunciation of pleasure.

    Mourning Becomes Theory: Schelling and the Absent Body of Philosophy

  • In a text that will have important things to say about the nature of desire and longing, and especially about mourning and melancholia, one could argue that in identifying idealism's asceticism as an encrypted love of the flesh, Schelling here diagnoses philosophy after Descartes as suffering from a melancholic attachment to the body that is displaced into a disgust with its most libidinally invested parts.

    Mourning Becomes Theory: Schelling and the Absent Body of Philosophy

  • Thus, the child internalizes what is termed “a split object relations unit” composed of an aggressively charged “withdrawing part-unit” and a libidinally charged “rewarding part-unit.”

    Object Relations Theory and Self Psychology in Social Work Practice

  • The child continues to separate “good” or libidinally invested “good” self- and object-images from “bad” or aggressively tinged self- and object-images that now are differentiated from aggressively infiltrated “bad” object-images.

    Object Relations Theory and Self Psychology in Social Work Practice

  • Self-esteem results from positive or libidinally charged feelings that are originally experienced toward others but that become directed at the self-representations.

    Object Relations Theory and Self Psychology in Social Work Practice

  • Children who develop borerline personality organization are able to differentiate themselves from others so that they move beyond a psychotic structure, possess the capacity for reality testing, and display reasonably firm ego boundaries but they are unable to overcome the normal use of the splitting defense, which keeps their good (libidinally tinged) and bad (aggressively tinged) selfand object-representations separate.

    Object Relations Theory and Self Psychology in Social Work Practice

  • Most obviously, "Il Divo" brings some of the cinematic showmanship of Coppola and Scorsese back to their ancestral homeland: This is an explosive action movie about a sedentary politician, a libidinally charged movie about a sexless, toadlike man, and a dark, symbolic thriller about the purportedly dry world of political machinations.

    Salon

  • You may remember all those terrible predictions in the 50s and 60s, that rock 'n' roll-and its cousins, "race music" and nasty blues-were sexually stimulating, libidinally liberating, erotically encouraging.

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