anaphrodisiac

adjective
an·​aph·​ro·​di·​si·​ac | \ ˌa-ˌna-frə-ˈdē-zē-ˌak How to pronounce anaphrodisiac (audio) , -zhē-, -ˈdi-zē- \

Definition of anaphrodisiac

: inhibiting or discouraging sexual desire

Other Words from anaphrodisiac

anaphrodisiac noun

First Known Use of anaphrodisiac

1821, in the meaning defined above

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“Anaphrodisiac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anaphrodisiac. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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anaphrodisiac

adjective
an·​aph·​ro·​dis·​i·​ac | \ -ˈdē-zē-ˌak How to pronounce anaphrodisiac (audio) , -ˈdiz-ē- How to pronounce anaphrodisiac (audio) \

Medical Definition of anaphrodisiac

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or causing anaphrodisia

anaphrodisiac

noun

Medical Definition of anaphrodisiac (Entry 2 of 2)

: an anaphrodisiac agent

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