Definition of satyriasis in English:


Line breaks: satyr|ia¦sis
Pronunciation: /ˌsatɪˈrʌɪəsɪs


[mass noun]
  • Uncontrollable or excessive sexual desire in a man.
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    • In the past, other labels such as nymphomania, satyriasis, and hyper-sexuality have been used
    • The first to look after him was his long-suffering wife, Johanna - long-suffering because when he was on a high he was beset by satyriasis, recklessly pursuing every woman within arm's reach.
    • Part of the problem is that British culture has been so heavily influenced by the satyriasis of the former US president.


late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek saturiasis, from saturos (see satyr).

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