noun, plural nym·pho·lep·sies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM nympholepsynym·pho·lep·tic [nim-fuh-lep-tik] /ˌnɪm fəˈlɛp tɪk/, adjective
Words nearby nympholepsy
Example sentences from the Web for nympholepsy
Nympholepsy is no more a Greek word than epilepsy, and nobody would or could object to epilepsy or apoplexy as a Greek word.The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume II|Elizabeth Barrett Browning
But he was busy with his new story, in the throes of nympholepsy, seeing visions, hearing voices.
Through solitude this passion may be exalted into a frenzy like a nympholepsy.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
The most common disease to genius is nympholepsy—the saddening for a spirit that the world knows not.Godolphin, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
When the show was over he abandoned Miss Clampett on her door-step and went to his own boarding-house in a nympholepsy.