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onanism Syllabification: o·nan·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈōnəˌnizəm/

Definition of onanism in English:

noun

formal

Derivatives

onanist
Pronunciation: /ˈōnənəst/
noun
onanistic
Pronunciation: /ˌōnəˈnistik/
adjective

Origin

Early 18th century: from French onanisme or modern Latin onanismus, from the biblical story of Onan (Gen. 38:8).

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