[ an-af-ruh-dee-zee-ak, -diz-ee- ]
/ ænˌæf rəˈdi ziˌæk, -ˈdɪz i- /
capable of diminishing sexual desire.
an anaphrodisiac agent.
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Example sentences from the Web for anaphrodisiac
In Concan the juice of the leaves is given mixed with food to animals in heat, for its anaphrodisiac action.
Without doubt it exerts an anaphrodisiac action, on account of which the illustrious Linnæus called it the “drink of eunuchs.”
British Dictionary definitions for anaphrodisiac
/ (ˌænæfrəˈdɪzɪˌæk) /
tending to lessen sexual desire
an anaphrodisiac drug
Derived forms of anaphrodisiacanaphrodisia, noun
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Medical definitions for anaphrodisiac
[ ăn-ăf′rə-dĭz′ē-ăk′ ]
Of, relating to, or characteristic of anaphrodisia.
Repressing or destroying sexual desire.
An agent that lessens or eliminates sexual desire.
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