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orgastic

See also: orgàstic

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From orgas(m) + -t- +‎ -ic; compare sarcastic, spastic.

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orgastic (comparative more orgastic, superlative most orgastic)

  1. Orgasmic (exciting or stimulating; relating to or prone to orgasm). [from 19th c.]
    • 1926, F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Penguin 2000, p. 171:
      Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us.
    • 1954, Cornell University, Epoch, Volume 6, page 27,
      There is surely no more orgastic torture for children than the cries of another child being punished.
    • 1974, Morton M. Hunt, Sexual behavior in the 1970s, page 214,
      In the older half of our sample the nondevout women are somewhat more orgastic than the devout, but in the younger half of the sample it is the devout who are more orgastic.
    • 1976, Benjamin J. Sadock, ‎Harold I. Kaplan, ‎Alfred M. Freedman (editors), The Sexual Experience, page 370,
      However, Pomeroy's (1965) data are contradictory, in that he found prostitutes to be more orgastic than normal women.

RomanianEdit

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French orgastique

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orgastic 4 nom/acc forms

  1. orgastic

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