orgiastic

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adjective or·gi·as·tic \ˌȯr-jē-ˈa-stik\

Definition of orgiastic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or marked by orgies

  2. 2 :  characterized by unrestrained emotion :  frenzied

orgiastically

play \ˌȯr-jē-ˈa-sti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of orgiastic

Greek orgiastikos, from orgiazein to celebrate orgies, from orgia


First Known Use: 1698



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