frigidity

[ fri-jid-i-tee ]
/ frɪˈdʒɪd ɪ ti /

noun

the state or condition of being frigid.
(in women) inhibition, not caused by a physical disorder or medication, of sexual excitement during sexual activity.

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Origin of frigidity

1400–50; late Middle English frigidite coldness (<Middle French fregidité) <Late Latin frīgiditās;see frigid, -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM frigidity

non·fri·gid·i·ty, nounun·fri·gid·i·ty, noun
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Medical definitions for frigidity

frigidity
[ frĭ-jĭdĭ-tē ]

n.

The state of marked or abnormal sexual indifference.
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