ejac·​u·​la·​tion | \ i-ˌja-kyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce ejaculation (audio) \

Definition of ejaculation

1 : an act of ejaculating specifically : a sudden discharging of a fluid from a duct
2 : something ejaculated especially : a short sudden emotional utterance There was a buzz of gratification from time to time during the reading, accompanied by whispered ejaculations of "How sweet!" "How eloquent!" "So true!" etc. … — Mark Twain

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Examples of ejaculation in a Sentence

He was greeted with ejaculations of surprise. uttered a profane ejaculation upon stubbing his toe in the dark
Recent Examples on the Web Vasectomies don’t lead to sterility or changes in ejaculation (other than the lack of sperm), and can often be reversed. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 30 Mar. 2022 Around the time omicron panic set in, the On/Go at-home tests appeared on Roman’s website, improbably grafted in between medications for hair loss and premature ejaculation. Molly Osberg, The New Republic, 28 Dec. 2021 One form of male sterilization that is better known than the rest is the vasectomy, a procedure which blocks the vas deferens, the tubes that carry sperm during ejaculation. Justin Ray, Los Angeles Times, 21 Dec. 2021 Say goodbye to premature ejaculation with ProSolution Plus. Norcal Marketing Llc, Chron, 4 Feb. 2021 The two steps of insertion and ejaculation can take no more than a five-count in some species. Emily Willingham, Wired, 22 Sep. 2020 Today, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine sell antler velvet soups and powders to treat ailments ranging from back pain and anemia to premature ejaculation. Alec Luhn, National Geographic, 12 Aug. 2020 One company, called Morari, showed off a prototype of a perineum patch that is supposed to help those who struggle with premature ejaculation. Lauren Goode, Wired, 8 Jan. 2020 So blue balls is the result of not having that release of ejaculation, or orgasm. Seventeen Editors, Seventeen, 3 Sep. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of ejaculation

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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5 Apr 2022

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“Ejaculation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ejaculation. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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ejac·​u·​la·​tion | \ i-ˌjak-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce ejaculation (audio) \

Medical Definition of ejaculation

: the act or process of ejaculating specifically : the sudden or spontaneous discharging of a fluid (as semen in orgasm) from a duct — see premature ejaculation

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