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EtymologyEdit

From French orgasme or New Latin orgasmus, from Ancient Greek ὀργασμός (orgasmós, excitement, swelling), from ὀργάω (orgáō, to swell with moisture).

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orgasm (countable and uncountable, plural orgasms)

  1. (obsolete) A spasm or sudden contraction. [17th-19th c.]
    • 1794, Erasmus Darwin, Zoonomia:
      Hence simple fevers are of two kinds; first, the febris irritativa, or fever with strong pulse, which consists of a previous torpor of the heart, arteries, and capillaries, and a succeeding orgasm of those vessels.
  2. A rush of sexual excitement; now specifically, the climax or peak of sexual pleasure, which occurs during sexual activity and which in males may include ejaculation and in females vaginal contractions. [from 18th c.]
    Synonym: climax
    Hyponyms: clitoral orgasm, G-spot orgasm
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Penguin 2004 (Avignon Quintet), page 668:
      Never had I experienced such an immense slow orgasm – its ripples ran like the tributaries of the Nile throughout the whole nervous system.
    • 2007, Zoe Margolis, The Guardian, 12 Sep 2007:
      There does not have to be romance involved with sexual pleasure: some of us just like orgasms for the hell of it.
    If you want to get an orgasm, I recommend buying a vibrator.
  3. A creamy white alcoholic cocktail containing amaretto, Irish cream, and coffee liqueur.

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orgasm (third-person singular simple present orgasms, present participle orgasming, simple past and past participle orgasmed)

  1. To have an orgasm.

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orgasm (genitive orgasmi, partitive orgasmi)

  1. orgasm

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French orgasme

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orgasm n (plural orgasme)

  1. orgasm

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SwedishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ὀργασμός (orgasmós, orgasm)

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orgasm c

  1. orgasm
    Han fick orgasm i duschen.
    He had an orgasm in the shower.

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Declension of orgasm 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative orgasm orgasmen orgasmer orgasmerna
Genitive orgasms orgasmens orgasmers orgasmernas