HyperDic: eros

English > 2 senses of the word Eros / eros:
NOUNperson Eros(Greek mythology) god of love / love
feelingeros, sexual desire, concupiscence, physical attractiona desire for sexual intimacy
Eros / eros > pronunciation
Soundsih'raas
Rhymesalbatross ... semigloss: 20 rhymes with aas...
English > Eros: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) god of love / love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Instance ofGreek deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
SpanishEros
CatalanEros
Adjectiveseroticgiving sexual pleasure
English > eros: 2 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA desire for sexual intimacy.
Synonymssexual desire, concupiscence, physical attraction
Narroweramorousness, eroticism, erotism, sexiness, amativenessThe arousal / arousal of feelings of sexual desire
anaphrodisiadecline or absence of sexual desire
aphrodisiaA desire for heterosexual intimacy
fetishA form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body
lecherousness, lust, lustfulnessA strong sexual desire
libido(psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual ... / sexual urge or desire
love, sexual love, erotic loveA deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction
nymphomaniaabnormally intense sexual desire in women
passionA feeling of strong sexual desire
satyriasisabnormally intense sexual desire in men
sensuality, sensualness, sensualismdesire for sensual / sensual pleasures
the hotsIntense sexual desire
BroaderdesireThe feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
Spanishatracción física, atracción secual, calentura, concupiscencia, deseo, deseo sexual, eros
Catalanatracció física, concupiscència, desig sexual
Adjectiveseroticgiving sexual pleasure

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