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ejaculation Line breaks: ejacu|la¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɪˌdʒakjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition of ejaculation in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The action of ejecting semen from the body.
Example sentences
  • She had a call today on her radio talk show about premature ejaculation.
  • The large size of the female condom also allows for easy ejaculation.
  • In addition, there was a decrease in prostate cancer risk in patients with the lowest ejaculation frequencies.
Synonyms
2 dated Something said quickly and suddenly.
Example sentences
  • The pious ejaculations they contain, their allusions to the manners of the times, fix them to the fifteenth century.
  • What people mostly remember are the cartoon ejaculations that appeared on screen, "Pow!"
  • While certainly a lament, the ejaculation was also a rallying cry of sanity among the Irish voyagers.

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