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  1. of or relating to a hormone or hormones: hormonal secretions from endocrine glands.

  2. exhibiting any of the emotional and behavioral effects of one’s sex hormones: I was hormonal after giving birth, crying over nothing. They’re just hormonal boys looking at nude pictures.

Origin of hormonal

First recorded in 1925–30; hormon(e) + -al1

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