What is another word for libido?

Pronunciation: [lɪbˈiːdə͡ʊ] (IPA)

If you're looking to add some variety to your most intimate conversations, there are plenty of words that you can use that mean the same as "libido". Some alternative synonyms for the word libido include sexual desire, lust, passion, arousal, horniness, and sensual appetite. Whatever word you choose, it all refers to the natural, sometimes insatiable drive for sexual activity that we all experience. These synonyms can help express yourself in a more precise, yet polite way when discussing sex and intimacy with others, while also helping us have a better understanding of our own desires.

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

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Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Libido

Sometimes he thought he had more libido and energy, but other times he wasn't sure.
Thomas Hoover
Her memory might now be a sometime thing, but her libido was still going strong.
Thomas Hoover
Sex libido is an expression of a certain concentration, a definite amount peculiar to the individual, of the substance manufactured by the interstitial cells, circulating in the blood.
"The Glands Regulating Personality"
Louis Berman, M.D.

Famous quotes with Libido

  • Porno is the unconsciousness of culture, the libido of humanity.
    Masami Akita
  • I have the libido of a 15-year-old boy. My sex drive is so high. I'd rather have sex with Brian all the time than leave the house. He doesn't mind.
    Megan Fox
  • There is something very intriguing about, for example, the sense of accomplishment that a small child has, which you might be able to reduce to aggression and libido, but which might also have some independent existence.
    Peter Gay
  • people, of course, tend to distinguish between the various kinds of love, there are good kinds, such as divine charity, and allegedly bad kinds, such as, in quotes, animal lust. But it should be understood I think, that they are all forms of the same thing. But they differ, in rather the same way that the colors of white light divide into the spectrum when passed through a prism. So we might say that the red end of the spectrum of love is Dr. Freud's libido. And the violet end of the spectrum of love is agape, what is called divine love or divine charity. And that in the middle the various yellows, blues, and greens, are friendship, human endearment, consideration, and all that sort of fellow-feeling. But it's all the same thing.
    Alan Watts
  • A lack of desire to spend money becomes a symptom of disease that requires expensive medication. Which medication then destroys the libido, in other words destroys the appetite for the one pleasure in life that's free, which means the person has to spend even more money on compensatory pleasures. The very definition of mental 'health' is the ability to participate in the consumer economy. When you buy into therapy, you're buying into buying.
    Jonathan Franzen

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