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anorgasmia

Syllabification: an·or·gas·mi·a
Pronunciation: /ˌanôrˈɡazmēə
 
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Definition of anorgasmia in English:

noun

Medicine
Persistent inability to achieve orgasm despite responding to sexual stimulation.
Example sentences
  • Newer antidepressants may cause sexual dysfunction, including loss of desire and anorgasmia, in both sexes.
  • When anorgasmia persists, sexual desire usually declines, sexual frequency wanes, and this often creates resentment and conflict in the relationship.
  • A side effect for some other people is anorgasmia.

Origin

1970s: from an-1 + orgasm + -ia1.

Derivatives

anorgasmic

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • Three anorgasmic women were implanted with the device and asked to play with it, so to speak.
  • Second, our sample of clinical anorgasmic women was too small to take into account well-known subtypes of female anorgasmia.
  • Perhaps I started doing it because I'm anorgasmic, and it's a way to feel a rush of pleasure without even involving genitals.

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