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Meaning of "anaphrodisiac" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANAPHRODISIAC

anaphrodisiac  [ˌænæfrəˈdɪzɪˌæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANAPHRODISIAC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Anaphrodisiac can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ANAPHRODISIAC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Anaphrodisiac

An anaphrodisiac is something that quells or blunts the libido. It is the opposite of an aphrodisiac, something that enhances sexual appetite. The word anaphrodisiac comes from the Greek privative prefix ἀν-, denoting negation, and aphrodisiac, from the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite.

Definition of anaphrodisiac in the English dictionary

The definition of anaphrodisiac in the dictionary is tending to lessen sexual desire. Other definition of anaphrodisiac is an anaphrodisiac drug.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANAPHRODISIAC


aphasiac
əˈfeɪzɪˌæk
brainiac
ˈbreɪnɪˌæk
cardiac
ˈkɑːdɪˌæk
celeriac
sɪˈlɛrɪˌæk
celiac
ˈsiːlɪˌæk
coeliac
ˈsiːlɪˌæk
Dionysiac
ˌdaɪəˈnɪzɪˌæk
hypochondriac
ˌhaɪpəˈkɒndrɪˌæk
iliac
ˈɪlɪˌæk
insomniac
ɪnˈsɒmnɪˌæk
intracardiac
ˌɪntrəˈkɑːdɪˌæk
Kodiak
ˈkəʊdɪˌæk
krakowiak
kræˈkəʊvɪˌæk
maniac
ˈmeɪnɪˌæk
necrophiliac
ˌnekrəʊˈfɪlɪˌæk
paradisiac
ˌpærəˈdɪsɪˌæk
sacroiliac
ˌseɪkrəʊˈɪlɪˌæk
symposiac
sɪmˈpəʊzɪˌæk
Syriac
ˈsɪrɪˌæk
zodiac
ˈzəʊdɪˌæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANAPHRODISIAC

anaphase
anaphasic
anaphor
anaphora
anaphoral
anaphoresis
anaphoric
anaphorical
anaphorically
anaphrodisia
anaphylactic
anaphylactic shock
anaphylactically
anaphylactoid
anaphylaxis
anaphylaxy
anaplasia
anaplasmosis
anaplastic
anaplasty

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANAPHRODISIAC

amnesiac
antaphrodisiac
antiaphrodisiac
aphrodisiac
egomaniac
elegiac
eniac
guaiac
hemophiliac
kleptomaniac
Mauriac
megalomaniac
noncardiac
nymphomaniac
paranoiac
phrenesiac
pyromaniac
sex maniac
sign of the zodiac
triac

Synonyms and antonyms of anaphrodisiac in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «anaphrodisiac» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANAPHRODISIAC

Find out the translation of anaphrodisiac to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of anaphrodisiac from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «anaphrodisiac» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

anaphrodisiac
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anaphrodisiac
570 millions of speakers

English

anaphrodisiac
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

anaphrodisiac
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مفقد الشهوة الجنسية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

anaphrodisiac
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

anaphrodisiac
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

anaphrodisiac
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

anaphrodisiaque
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anaphrodisiac
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

anaphrodisiac
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

性欲を抑制する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

anaphrodisiac
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anaphrodisiac
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

anaphrodisiac
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

anaphrodisiac
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऍनाफ्रेशिसियाक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anafrodizyak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anaphrodisiac
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

anaphrodisiac
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

anaphrodisiac
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

anafrodiziac
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

anaphrodisiac
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

anaphrodisiac
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

anaphrodisiac
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

anaphrodisiac
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of anaphrodisiac

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANAPHRODISIAC»

The term «anaphrodisiac» is used very little and occupies the 174.474 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANAPHRODISIAC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about anaphrodisiac

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANAPHRODISIAC»

Discover the use of anaphrodisiac in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to anaphrodisiac and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Journal of Materia Medica
Indian Hemp, act in the same way. The anaphrodisiac effects of nauseants and drastics are well known. From time immemorial a belief has existed in the aphrodisiac and anaphrodisiac properties of certain dietetic and medicinal agents ; and ...
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Human Sexuality: An Encyclopedia
Anaphrodisiac Broadly defined an anaphrodisiac is any substance or experience that decreases sexual desire, sexual desirability, general sexual health, or sexual functioning. More narrowly defined, the word means any substance that ...
Vern L Bullough, RN, PhD, Faan, Vern L. Bullough, Bonnie Bullough, 2014
3
Changing the Political Landscape of a Nation
5. Alcohol. Is. alcohol. an. aphrodisiac. or. an. anaphrodisiac? Throughout human history, people from ancient to modern and even post-modern cultures have searched for the ultimate aphrodisiac to enhance sexual interest and performance.
Ibrahim Omondi, 2011
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Studies in the Psychology of Sex
Camphor has an ancient reputation as an anaphrodisiac, and its use in this respect was known to the Arabs (as may be seen by a reference to it in the Perfumed Garden), while, as Hyrtl mentions (loc. cit. ii, p. 94), rue (Ruta graveolens) was ...
Havelock Ellis
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Human Sexuality: An Encyclopedia
Anaphrodisiac Broadly defined an anaphrodisiac is any substance or experience that decreases sexual desire, sexual desirability, general sexual health, or sexual functioning. More narrowly defined, the word means any substance that ...
Vern L. Bullough, Bonnie Bullough, 2014
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The elements of materia medica and therapeutics
Trousseau and Pidoux16 experienced the anaphrodisiac property of 36 grains of camphor 1 [Wibmer, Arzneim. n. Gifle, iii. 212.] J \Tnxicologie, ii. 498.] 5 [tied. Gazelle, llvii. p. 219.] 4 Op. omnia, t. iv. p. 26, Geneva, 17*8. 5 Murray, Ajip.
Jonathan Pereira, 1855
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The Elements of materia medica and therapeutica
This class includes the medicinal agents supposed to affect the venereal orgasm, and those which act on the uterus. 1. Affecting the orgasm. The existence of medicinal agents endowed with specific aphrodisiac or anaphrodisiac powers has ...
Jonathan Pereira, 1854
8
King of Poisons: A History of Arsenic
G. W Findlay (Dordrecht: Nijhof and]unk, 1985), 141-55; Brian Ridout, Timber Decay in Buildings: The Conservation Approach to Treatment (London: E & FN Spon, 2000), 102; Cullen, IsArsenic anAphrodisiac.?, 67—72. Cullen, IsArsenic ...
John Parascandola, 2012
9
The Elements of Materia Medica and Therapeutics
This class includes the medicinal agents supposed to affect the venereal orgasm, and those which act on the uterus. 1. Afieting the orgasm. The existence of medicinal agents endowed with specific aphrodisiac or anaphrodisiac powers has ...
Jonathan Pereira, 2014
10
Human Intimacy: Marriage, the Family, and Its Meaning
Perhaps the best anaphrodisiac known in popular folklore is saltpeter (potassium nitrate). Saltpeter acts as a diuretic, A dnlg OI mediCine that reduces and frequent urination may deter sexual activity. However, saltpeter has no known sexual ...
Frank Cox, Kevin Demmitt, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANAPHRODISIAC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term anaphrodisiac is used in the context of the following news items.
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Annual Garden Walk And Plant Sale Take Place Saturday
Bill didn't know why it is called a chaste tree, but a visit to Wikipedia showed this definition — “it has been long believed to be an anaphrodisiac ... «Payson Roundup, May 15»
2
Ed Wood Back From The Grave With Record Breaking Auction Prices
At the top of the page Wood has penned two brief definitions: "Anaphrodisia: absence of sexual desire" and "Anaphrodisiac: asexual, cold, ... «ArtLyst, Mar 15»
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A briefcase full of Ed Wood's stuff is for sale online
At the top of the page Wood has penned two brief definitions: “Anaphrodisia: absence of sexual desire” and “Anaphrodisiac: asexual, cold, ... «A.V. Club Austin, Mar 15»
4
Kellogg's Corny the Rooster, Wanted You to Stop 'Choking the …
He affirmed that his product reduced the sexual desire in a person and served as an anaphrodisiac, thereby considerably diminishing the urge ... «Guardian Liberty Voice, Mar 15»
5
The Meaning of Mireille Miller-Young, or Free Speech for Me, Theft …
The anaphrodisiac obsession with gutter sex. The bad prose. The cutesy nods to pop culture. The reflexive left-wing politics. The angry ... «PJ Media, Mar 14»
6
100 Years of Attitude
“Nudity on the stage serves the very aim which the censors profess to be their own ... the supreme anaphrodisiac.” “The mind of the American has no middle ... «Vanity Fair, Sep 13»
7
A Tale of Water Lilies, Hippos and Explorers...
Strange in that a decoction of the flower taken orally is used as an anaphrodisiac? More than reducing sexual desire many cultures (e.g. ... «NatGeo News Watch, Jul 13»
8
Charles Darwent on art: Barocci, Brilliance and Grace - For my next …
The only bare breasts are on the Virgin Mary, and they are definitely anaphrodisiac. If you think of what was being painted when Barocci was ... «The Independent, Mar 13»
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'Aphrodisiac' foods beneficial to sexual health, not miracle stimulators
According to Portland State University in the article, “Aphrodisiac Foods and Anaphrodisiac Foods,” by Natalya Seibel, the FDA claims that no ... «Kansas State Collegian, Oct 12»
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The shrub whose leaves were chewed by monks
In the past it was believed that a potion made from the pepper-like seeds could act as an anaphrodisiac, meaning it could reduce sexual ... «Times of Malta, Jul 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Anaphrodisiac [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/anaphrodisiac>. Aug 2019 ».
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