What is another word for libidinous?

412 synonyms found


[ lɪbˈɪdɪnəs], [ lɪbˈɪdɪnəs], [ l_ɪ_b_ˈɪ_d_ɪ_n_ə_s]

The word "libidinous" is defined as having strong sexual desires or impulses. There are many synonyms that can be used to describe this state such as lustful, sensual, erotic, carnal, passionate and lascivious. These words all carry their own unique connotations and degrees of intensity. While "lustful" and "sensual" both suggest strong desire, "erotic," "carnal," and "passionate" imply a more intense and arousing experience. "Lascivious" has a negative connotation and is often associated with someone who is excessively and lewdly sexual. Regardless of which synonym is used, it is clear that someone who is libidinous is feeling a strong desire for sexual gratification.

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What are the hypernyms for Libidinous?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for libidinous?

Libidinous is an adjective that describes a strong sexual desire or lust. It is interesting to note that antonyms for libidinous are not commonly used in daily conversation, as these words do not hold the same level of intensity. However, some antonyms to describe the opposite of libidinous could be sexless, dispassionate, or uninterested. Other options include abstinent, prudish, chaste, or asexual. These terms convey a lack of interest in sexual activity or an aversion to sexual desires. While these words may not be part of everyday vocabulary, they serve to highlight the importance of a balanced and healthy approach towards sexuality.

What are the antonyms for Libidinous?

Usage examples for Libidinous

He replied, "It is possible but as my wife is united to my soul, we both look together, and in this case nothing of lust can enter; for while I behold the wives of others, I behold them by my own wife, whom alone I love: and as my own wife has a perception of all my inclinations, she, as an intermediate, directs my thoughts and removes every thing discordant, and therewith impresses cold and horror at every thing unchaste; therefore it is as impossible for us to look unchastely at the wife of any other of our society, as it is to look from the shades of Tartarus to the light of our heaven therefore neither have we any idea of thought, and still less any expression of speech, to denote the allurements of libidinous love."
"The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love"
Emanuel Swedenborg
A youthful bridegroom under the influence of this flame, knows no other than that the virtue or potency of this love will never cease; for he wants experience and therefore knowledge respecting a state of the failure of his powers, and of the coldness of love which then succeeds to delights: conjugial love therefore has its origin in this first ardor before the nuptial ceremony, and from the same source it derives its virtue or potency; but this virtue or potency changes its aspect after the nuptial ceremony, and decreases and increases; yet still it continues with regular changes, or with decrease and increase, even to old age, by means of prudent moderation, and by restraining the libidinous desires which burst forth from the lurking places of the mind not yet thoroughly purified: for libidinous desire precedes wisdom.
"The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love"
Emanuel Swedenborg
If women were to court and entreat the men, they would not only be blamed, but, after intreaty, they would be reputed as vile, or after marriage as libidinous, with whom there would be no association but what was cold and fastidious; wherefore marriages would thereby be converted into tragic scenes.
"The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love"
Emanuel Swedenborg

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