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onanistic

[ oh-nuh-nis-tik ]
/ ˌoʊ nəˈnɪs tɪk /
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adjective
characterized by withdrawal of the penis during sexual intercourse, so that ejaculation occurs outside the vagina:If the sexual act were intended only for procreation, what would distinguish onanistic intercourse from intercourse between sterile partners, or during infertile periods?
of, relating to, or involving masturbation: The movie portrays pornography as arousing counterfeit emotions—onanistic pleasure without ultimate satisfaction.
serving only for intellectual or emotional self-gratification; unproductive: This one-man confessional performance could be either an exercise in onanistic self-regard, or something that exposes its performer for a deeper purpose in which others can participate.
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