Dictionary.com

hypersexuality

[ hahy-per-sek-shoo-al-i-tee or, especially British, -seks-yoo- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˌsɛk ʃuˈæl ɪ ti or, especially British, -ˌsɛks yu- /
Save This Word!

noun
the quality or condition of being unusually or excessively active sexually, or overly concerned with sexual matters:Mania can result in behaviors characterized as impulsive or high risk, such as hypersexuality, compulsive eating, or excessive spending.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of hypersexuality

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use hypersexuality in a sentence

  • In men, hypersexuality was traditionally called satyriasis, while similar behavior in women was described as nymphomania.

    Are Men Crazy?|Leslie Bennetts|September 2, 2011|DAILY BEAST
FEEDBACK