- of, relating to, or having the nature of an orgy.
- tending to arouse or excite unrestrained emotion: orgiastic rhythms.
- Sociology. (of an expressive crowd) reaching a peak of emotional intensity, often of an ecstatic nature and frequently expressed by uninhibited behavior.
Origin of orgiastic
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Examples from the Web for orgiastic
The three were living it up at his Arcore villa outside Milan, made famous by his orgiastic Bunga-Bunga parties.Was Putin’s Midnight Visit to Berlusconi About Bunga Bunga?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
October 19, 2014
Yet what should have been an orgiastic love fest, was, surprisingly, far more muted.The Avatar Backlash
December 16, 2009
The mood was rapturous, but not abandoned; ecstatic, but not orgiastic.Appearances
Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
Beginning with the two "calves," they proceeded to lewd and orgiastic idolatries.The Expositor's Bible
F. W. Farrar
There was nothing tumultuous or orgiastic in his proceedings.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings
F. W. Farrar
In what orgiastic festivals do we dispose of the surplus of vital power?
Even the Dry-towners shunned the orgiastic rituals of Kamaina.The Door Through Space
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Word Origin and History for orgiastic
1690s, from Greek orgiastikos "fit for orgies, exciting," from orgiastes "one who celebrates orgies," from orgiazein "to celebrate orgies," from orgia (see orgy).