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orgiastic

[ awr-jee-as-tik ]
/ ˌɔr dʒiˈæs tɪk /
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adjective
of, relating to, or having the nature of an orgy.
tending to arouse or excite unrestrained emotion: orgiastic rhythms.
Sociology. (of an expressive crowd) reaching a peak of emotional intensity, often of an ecstatic nature and frequently expressed by uninhibited behavior.Compare expressive (def. 4).
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Origin of orgiastic

1690–1700; <Greek orgiastikós, derivative (with -tikos-tic) of orgiázein to celebrate orgies (derivative of órgia secret rites; see orgy)
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