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Definition of "eros" [eros]

  • A winged figure of a child representing love and/or its power (noun)
  • Physical love; sexual desire (noun)
  • A type of love that seeks fulfillment without violation or something else (noun)
  • Libido (noun)
  • Collective instincts for self-preservation; life drive (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "eros" in a sentence
  • "The Greek word eros literally means “that which brings together.”"
  • "‡ The word erotic comes from the Greek word eros, which is the term for sexual love itself, as well as the god’s name."
  • "By eros I mean of course that state which we call "being in love"; or, if you prefer, that kind of love which lovers are "in"..."
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