- (in Wilhelm Reich's theory) a vital, primal, nonmaterial element believed to permeate the universe.
Origin of orgone energy
First recorded in 1945–50
Also called orgone.
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- a substance postulated by Wilhelm Reich, who thought it was present everywhere and needed to be incorporated in people for sexual activity and mental health
Word Origin for orgone
C20: from org (asm) + (horm) one
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