frigidity

  • 1 Frigidity — Fri*gid i*ty, n. [L. frigiditas: cf. F. frigidit[ e].] 1. The condition or quality of being frigid; coldness; want of warmth. [1913 Webster] Ice is water congealed by the frigidity of the air. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. Want of ardor,… …

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  • 2 frigidity — early 15c., from Fr. frigidité (15c.), from L.L. frigiditatem (nom. frigiditas) the cold, from L. frigidus cold (see FRIGID (Cf. frigid)) …

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  • 3 frigidity — /fri jid i tee/, n. 1. the state or condition of being frigid. 2. (in women) inhibition, not caused by a physical disorder or medication, of sexual excitement during sexual activity. [1400 50; late ME frigidite coldness ( < MF fregidité) < LL… …

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  • 4 frigidity — frigid ► ADJECTIVE 1) very cold. 2) (of a woman) unable to be sexually aroused. 3) stiff or formal in style. DERIVATIVES frigidity noun frigidly adverb. ORIGIN Latin frigidus, from frigere be cold …

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  • 5 frigidity — noun Date: 15th century the quality or state of being frigid; specifically marked or abnormal sexual indifference especially in a woman …

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  • 6 frigidity — noun a) The state of being frigid; coldness; lack of heat. b) Coldness of feeling, manner or quality; lack of ardor, animation or vivacity; chilliness; dullness …

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  • 7 Frigidity — Failure of a female to respond to sexual stimulus; aversion on the part of a woman to sexual intercourse; failure of a female to achieve an orgasm (anorgasmia) during sexual intercourse. This disorder can stem from psychological or emotional… …

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  • 8 frigidity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. impassivity, coldness, aloofness, stiffness; see indifference 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Extreme lack of warmth: frigidness, frostiness, gelidity, gelidness, iciness, wintriness. See HOT …

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  • 9 frigidity — fri·gid·i·ty || frɪ dʒɪdÉ™tɪ n. cold, coldness, chill; unfriendly manner; sexual unresponsiveness …

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  • 10 frigidity — n. 1. Coldness, coolness, chilliness, frigidness, gelidity, gelidness, low temperature. 2. Dulness, frigidness, lifelessness, want of animation. 3. Frigidness, formality, primness, stiffness, rigidity, repelling manner, forbidding manner,… …

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  • 11 frigidity — n 1. chill, coldness, cold, gelidity, al gidity, iciness, frozenness; bitterness, rawness, sharpness. 2. indifference, apathy, inertia, lifelessness, tameness, dullness; imperturbability, imperturbation, stoniness, callousness, obdurateness,… …

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  • 12 frigidity — fri·gid·i·ty …

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  • 13 frigidity — n. lack of sexual desire or inability to achieve orgasm, now usually referred to as loss of libido. The phenomenon may affect either sex, but the term is almost always applied to women only. In some cases the woman feels revulsion towards sexual… …

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  • 14 frigidity — See: frigid …

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  • 15 frigidity — Want of normal sexual desires, but not equivalent to impotency. S. v S. 211 Ga 365, 86 SE2d 103 …

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  • 16 frigidity — noun 1. sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse • Syn: ↑frigidness • Derivationally related forms: ↑frigid (for: ↑frigidness), ↑frigid • Hypernyms …

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  • 17 Фригидность (Frigidity) — снижение полового влечения или неспособность к достижению оргазма. Это явление может наблюдаться у представителей обоих полов, однако данный термин практически всегда применяется лишь по отношению к женщинам. Иногда женщина может испытывать… …

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  • 18 ФРИГИДНОСТЬ — (frigidity) снижение полового влечения или неспособность к достижению оргазма. Это явление может наблюдаться у представителей обоих полов, однако данный термин практически всегда применяется лишь по отношению к женщинам. Иногда женщина может… …

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  • 19 frigidness — noun 1. sexual unresponsiveness (especially of women) and inability to achieve orgasm during intercourse • Syn: ↑frigidity • Derivationally related forms: ↑frigid, ↑frigid (for: ↑frigidity) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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