Don Juanism

[ don -wah-niz-uhm ]
/ dɒn ˈwɑ nɪz əm /

noun Psychiatry.

a syndrome, occurring in males, of excessive preoccupation with sexual gratification or conquest and leading to persistently transient and sometimes exploitative relationships.

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What does “yare” mean?
Also called satyriasis.
Compare nymphomania.

Origin of Don Juanism

First recorded in 1880–85; Don Juan + -ism
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