erotophobia

fear of sex

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  • Erotophobia — is a term used by psychologists to describe sexuality on a personality scale. Erotophobes score high on one end of the scale that is characterized by expressions of guilt and fear about sex. Erotophobes are less likely to talk about sex, have… …   Wikipedia

  • erotophobia — noun a) Fear of or disbelief in romantic relationship or its aspects or related things. b) (controversially) Political or religious organizations or viewpoints that are concerned with limiting or restraining some aspect(s) of sexuality …   Wiktionary

  • erotophobia — Morbid aversion to the thought of sexual love and to its physical expression. [G. eros, love, + phobos, fear] * * * ero·to·pho·bia i .rōt ə fō bē ə, .rät n a morbid aversion to sexual love or desire * * * ero·to·pho·bia (ə rot″o foґbe… …   Medical dictionary

  • Erotophobia —    An intense fear of love …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • erotophobia — erōtophōˈbia noun Fear of or aversion to any form of sexual involvement • • • Main Entry: ↑erotic …   Useful english dictionary

  • эротофобия — (erotophobia; эрото + фобия) 1) навязчивый страх боязнь полового акта; 2) отвращение к половому акту …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Эротофоби́я — (erotophobia; Эрото + Фобия) 1) навязчивый страх боязнь полового акта; 2) отвращение к половому акту …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Genophobia — is the physical or psychological fear of sexual relations or sexual intercourse. The word comes from the Greek terms genos, meaning “offspring,” and phobos, meaning “fear.” Genophobia can also be called coitophobia. This word is also formed from… …   Wikipedia

  • Erotophilia — is a term used by psychologists to describe sexuality on a personality scale. Erotophiles score high on one end of the scale that is characterized by expressing less guilt about sex, talking about sex more openly, and holding more positive… …   Wikipedia

  • -phobia — The English suffixes phobia, phobic, phobe ( of Greek origin: φόβος/φοβία ) occur in technical usage in psychiatry to construct words that describe irrational, disabling fear as a mental disorder (e.g., agoraphobia), in chemistry to describe… …   Wikipedia

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