[ih-jak-yuh-ley-shuh n]
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Origin of ejaculation

First recorded in 1595–1605; ejaculate + -ion
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Related Words for ejaculation

emanation, climax, emission, copulation, secretion, discharge

British Dictionary definitions for ejaculation


  1. an abrupt emphatic utterance or exclamation
  2. a discharge of semen
Derived Formsejaculatory or ejaculative, adjective
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Word Origin and History for ejaculation

c.1600, of fluids; 1620s, of utterances, from French éjaculation, from éjaculer, from Latin ejaculari (see ejaculate).

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ejaculation in Medicine


  1. The act or process of ejaculating.
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ejaculation in Science


  1. The act of discharging semen from the urethra during orgasm.
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