Definitions

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  • adjective of or relating to the orgasm
  • adjective exceedingly exciting or stimulating;

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek. The historically correct form is orgastic. Ancient Greek regularly formed nouns ending in -sm, and related adjectives ending in -stic; e.g. enthusiasm/enthusiastic, sarcasm/sarcastic. The ahistorical -mic also appears in the terms protoplasmic and cataclysmic (instead of protoplastic and cataclystic).

Examples

  • Before I knew it, the terms orgasmic and seductive were thrown out there.

    One For The Table: This Lobster Bisque is Better Than Sex

  • When practiced three to five times a week in a technique she calls "orgasmic meditation," women can experience her version of an orgasm -- not the male model that eludes 1 in 10 women, but a slower, subtler sensuality that can create intimacy between partners and allow a woman to carry desire inside throughout her life.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • When practiced three to five times a week in a technique she calls "orgasmic meditation," women can experience her version of an orgasm -- not the male model that eludes 1 in 10 women, but a slower, subtler sensuality that can create intimacy between partners and allow a woman to carry desire inside throughout her life.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • You’re just a cheap little hawk child who gets off on yelling “Hama Rulez!” in orgasmic fury (or is it furry?).

    Matthew Yglesias » The War on Chas Freeman

  • Anyway, what I do want to do is discuss how the video below uses the idea of orgasmic birth to reinscribe the myth of the vaginal orgasm.

    ORGASMIC BIRTH AND THE MYTH OF THE VAGINAL ORGASM » Sociological Images

  • Then a woman some distance away from me began to writhe quite violently, and in a fit that might be described as orgasmic, she suddenly flew backward into the crowd and had to be pulled up by her friends.

    God and the Fight Against AIDS

  • She closed her eyes, savoring every atom of flavor, letting it melt on her tongue and trickle leisurely down her throat, an expression nearly orgasmic on her mapped and storied face.

    CATALYST OF SORROWS

  • She closed her eyes, savoring every atom of flavor, letting it melt on her tongue and trickle leisurely down her throat, an expression nearly orgasmic on her mapped and storied face.

    CATALYST OF SORROWS

  • Now the real issue is, what is causing this so-called orgasmic disorder?

    CNN Transcript Nov 26, 2003

  • The expression of pleasure etched on her face and body can only be called orgasmic.

    All The Available Light

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