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anaphrodisiac

[an-af-ruh-dee-zee-ak, -diz-ee-] /ænˌæf rəˈdi ziˌæk, -ˈdɪz i-/ Medicine/Medical
adjective
1.
capable of diminishing sexual desire.
noun
2.
an anaphrodisiac agent.
Origin of anaphrodisiac
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; an-1 + aphrodisiac
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anaphrodisiac

/ˌænæfrəˈdɪzɪˌæk/
adjective
1.
tending to lessen sexual desire
noun
2.
an anaphrodisiac drug
Derived Forms
anaphrodisia, noun
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anaphrodisiac in Medicine

anaphrodisiac an·aph·ro·dis·i·ac (ān-āf'rə-dĭz'ē-āk')
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of anaphrodisia.

  2. Repressing or destroying sexual desire.

n.
An agent that lessens or eliminates sexual desire.
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