Definition of hormonal in English:

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hormonal

Pronunciation: /hɔːˈməʊn(ə)l/

adjective

1Relating to or containing a hormone or hormones: a hormonal imbalance
More example sentences
  • The changes in the property of cervical mucus is in response to the hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle.
  • Overtreatment of multiple hormonal imbalances can cause central obesity and atherogenic and metabolic abnormalities.
  • Drugs, medications, hormonal imbalance, genetic conditions, and exogenous hormones can all cause gynaecomastia.
1.1 informal Affected by one’s sex hormones, especially so as to feel moody or easily aroused: giggly, hormonal fourth formers
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  • In those days, at least, fourteen was the age where girls were their most hormonal, rebellious, sulky, moody and bitchy
  • An accountant at the ministry of culture in Paris, Michel is by turns passive, aggressive, affected, hormonal and simply disinterested.
  • While I was hormonal and grumpy I hated him.

Derivatives

hormonally

Pronunciation: /hɔːˈməʊn(ə)li/
adverb
Example sentences
  • Incredibly, this shocking misdemeanour endeared him to thousands of hormonally charged schoolgirls, and made him a pin-up in offices around the country.
  • It's been a very difficult day for me, I feel so hormonally challenged, I can barely concentrate.
  • I treat a lot of women who are going through the perimenopause and menopause, and often their complaint is that even if hormonally they're feeling OK, there's a loss of libido.

Words that rhyme with hormonal

atonal, Donal, Monel, patronal, polytonal, tonal, zonal

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