nymphomania

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New Latin, from Latin nympha (labia minora) +‎ -mania.

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nymphomania (countable and uncountable, plural nymphomanias)

  1. Excess of sexual behaviour or desire in women.
    Synonym: œstromania (obsolete)
    Coordinate term: satyriasis
    Hypernym: hypersexuality

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