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Definition of "frigidity" [fri•gid•i•ty]

  • The state of being frigid; coldness; lack of heat. (noun)
  • Coldness of feeling, manner or quality; lack of ardor, animation or vivacity; chilliness; dullness. (noun)
  • Want of natural heat and vigor of body; impotency. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "frigidity" in a sentence
  • "According to the 2008 book Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach, Marie first consulted Sigmund Freud for treatment of what she described as her frigidity, which was later described as a failure to have orgasms during missionary position intercourse."
  • "Blaming Genes: From the "Our Genes are Our Destiny" department comes a London survey that claims frigidity is genetic:"
  • "The word frigidity means coldness, and when a woman has no desire for sexual relations or experiences no pleasure when she has sexual relations, she is said to be frigid."