Don Juanism

[ don wah-niz-uh m ]
/ 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.
Compare nymphomania.

Origin of Don Juanism

First recorded in 1880–85; Don Juan + -ism
Also called satyriasis. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019