post·​or·​gas·​mic | \ ˌpōst-ȯr-ˈgaz-mik How to pronounce postorgasmic (audio) \

Definition of postorgasmic

: relating to or occurring in the period following an orgasm a state of postorgasmic bliss postorgasmic hormone secretion

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Recent Examples on the Web This includes direct health problems like postorgasmic illness syndrome, in which men are struck with headaches and fatigue following ejaculation. Matt Simon, WIRED, "The Strange Saga of the Butt Plug Turned Research Device," 11 July 2019

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1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Postorgasmic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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