noun, plural li·bi·dos.
Origin of libido
Examples from the Web for libido
Libido can perhaps be described as "effect," or "capacity for effect."
Libido effrenata effrenatam appetentiam efficit—Unbridled gratification produces unbridled desire.
Libido is what earlier psychologists called "will" or "tendency."
Libido: Life-force, élan vital, or (restricted) the energy of the sex-instinct.Outwitting Our Nerves|Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
Libido is intended to be an energising expression for psychological values.