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Definition of "libido" []

  • The psychic and emotional energy associated with instinctual biological drives. (noun)
  • Sexual desire. (noun)
  • Manifestation of the sexual drive. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "libido" in a sentence
  • "Libido libido libido~ (at least that's what I hear Kemeko sing in the ED lol)"
  • "There are other factors…what we call libido, which is the drive behind every neurosis; psychoanalysis cannot influence that because it has an organic background."
  • "Related to the Latin word libido, desire, and the German liebe, beloved, the term "belief" in English originally meant trust, commitment, engagement, what you love and prize."