anti-aphrodisiac

adjective

an·​ti-aph·​ro·​di·​si·​ac ˌan-tē-ˌa-frə-ˈdē-zē-ˌak How to pronounce anti-aphrodisiac (audio)
-ˈdi-zē-,
ˌan-ˌtī-
: tending to diminish or quell sexual desire
a drug that has an anti-aphrodisiac effect
anti-aphrodisiac noun
acts as an anti-aphrodisiac

Word History

First Known Use

1747, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-aphrodisiac was in 1747

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“Anti-aphrodisiac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-aphrodisiac. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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