Definition of nocturnal emission in English:

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nocturnal emission


An involuntary ejaculation of semen during sleep.
Example sentences
  • The Indian researchers found that many of the main sexual concerns of south Asian males are focused on semen loss-from masturbation, nocturnal emissions and other causes.
  • It is normal also to not have them or to not realize you are having the nocturnal emission because the semen may dry before you wake up.
  • In point of fact, though, we no longer believe that monks who have nocturnal emissions are victims of demonic succubae, nor are they morally culpable; yet this was a common belief once.

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