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hypersexual

[ hahy-per-sek-shoo-uh l or, esp. British, -seks-yoo- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈsɛk ʃu əl or, esp. British, -ˈsɛks yu- /

adjective

unusually or excessively active in or concerned with sexual matters.

noun

a person who is hypersexual.

Nearby words

hypersecretory, hypersensitive, hypersensitivity, hypersensitization, hypersensitize, hypersexual, hypersomnia, hypersonic, hyperspace, hypersphere, hypersplenism

Origin of hypersexual

First recorded in 1940–45; hyper- + sexual
Related formshy·per·sex·u·al·i·ty, nounhy·per·sex·u·al·ly, adverb
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