What is another word for venereal disease?

Pronunciation: [vɛnˈi͡əɹɪə͡l dɪzˈiːz] (IPA)

Venereal disease is a term that refers to sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Although the term has been commonly used for the past few decades, there has been a shift towards using a more general term such as STIs or sexually transmitted infections. This is due to the stigma and judgment attached to the term "venereal disease" and the need for more inclusive language. Some synonyms for venereal disease include sexually transmitted infections, sexually transmitted diseases, sexually transmitted illnesses, and sexually transmitted conditions. It is important to use language that is inclusive and free from judgment when discussing sexual health and STIs.

Synonyms for Venereal disease:

What are the hypernyms for Venereal disease?

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

    Reproductive health disorder, sexually transmitted disease (STD), sexually transmitted infection (STI).

Famous quotes with Venereal disease

  • In fact, I believe that we need better sex education in our own culture, here in America, so that young folk learn about things like venereal disease before they encounter it.
    Piers Anthony
  • Virtue consisted in avoiding scandal and venereal disease.
    Robert Cecil
  • Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
    Karl Kraus
  • Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
    Karl Kraus
  • In the 1940s a survey listed the top seven discipline problems in public schools talking, chewing gum, making noise, running in the halls, getting out of turn in line, wearing improper clothes, not putting paper in wastebaskets. A 1980s survey lists these top seven drug abuse, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, suicide, rape, robbery, assault. (Arson, gang warfare and venereal disease are also-rans.)
    George Will

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