post·​or·​gas·​mic ˌpōst-ȯr-ˈgaz-mik How to pronounce postorgasmic (audio)
: relating to or occurring in the period following an orgasm
a state of postorgasmic bliss
postorgasmic hormone secretion

Examples of postorgasmic in a Sentence

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, 11 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postorgasmic was in 1953

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“Postorgasmic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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