- The final part of the sex act, which involves contraction of sexual organs and a sudden release of endorphins, leading to a feeling of pleasure. In males, orgasm usually occurs with release of semen.
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orgasm — ORGÁSM s.n. Punctul culminant al excitaţiei sexuale. – Din fr. orgasme. Trimis de ionel bufu, 29.05.2006. Sursa: DEX 98 orgásm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 13.07.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic ORGÁSM orgasme n. med. Grad suprem de voluptate ce… … Dicționar Român
orgasm — ► NOUN ▪ the climax of sexual excitement, characterized by intensely pleasurable sensations centred in the genitals. ► VERB ▪ have an orgasm. ORIGIN Greek orgasmos, from organ swell or be excited … English terms dictionary
orgasm — [ôr′gaz΄əm] n. [Fr orgasme < Gr orgasmos < organ, to swell with moisture, lust < IE base * werg , to swell with sap or anger > Sans ūrjā, violence, vigor, sap] a frenzy; great excitement; esp., the climax of sexual excitement, as in… … English World dictionary
orgasm — or gasm ([^o]r g[a^]z m), n. [F. orgasme; cf. Gr. orgasmo s a kneading, softening, prob. confused with orga^n to swell, especially with lust; to feel an ardent desire.] (Physiol.) Eager or immoderate excitement or action; the state of turgescence … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
orgasm — (n.) 1680s, from Fr. orgasme, from Gk. orgasmos excitement, swelling, from organ be in heat, become ripe for, lit. to swell, be excited, related to orge impulse, excitement, anger, from PIE root *wrog to burgeon, swell with strength (Cf. Skt.… … Etymology dictionary
orgasm — [n] climax ejaculation, frenzy, peak, spasm; concepts 706,836 … New thesaurus
Orgasm — For other uses, see Orgasm (disambiguation). Frenzy of Exultations (1894), by Wł … Wikipedia
orgasm — orgasmic, orgastic, adj. /awr gaz euhm/, n. 1. the physical and emotional sensation experienced at the peak of sexual excitation, usually resulting from stimulation of the sexual organ and usually accompanied in the male by ejaculation. 2. an… … Universalium
orgasm — UK [ˈɔː(r)ˌɡæz(ə)m] / US [ˈɔrˌɡæzəm] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms orgasm : singular orgasm plural orgasms the stage of sexual activity when sexual pleasure is strongest Derived word: orgasm UK / US verb intransitive Word forms orgasm … English dictionary
Orgasm — A series of muscle contractions in the genital accompanied by sudden release of endorphins. Orgasm normally accompanies male ejaculation as a result of sexual stimulation, and also occurs in females likewise as a result of sexual stimulation. * * … Medical dictionary
orgasm — n. to achieve orgasm; to have, reach an orgasm * * * [ ɔːgæz(ə)m] reach an orgasm to have to achieve orgasm … Combinatory dictionary