- Gr. Myth. the god of love, son of Aphrodite: identified with the Roman god Cupid
- sexual love or desire
- Psychoanalysis the life instinct, based on the libido, sublimated impulses, and self-preservation
Origin of ErosClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Er?s ; from er?s, love
- Greek Mythology The god of love, son of Aphrodite.
- often eros Creative, often sexual yearning, love, or desire: “The new playful eros means that impulses and modes from other spheres enter the relations between men and women” (Herbert Gold).
- a. Psychiatry Sexual drive; libido.b. The sum of all instincts for self-preservation.
Origin of ErosLatin Er&omacron;s, from Greek, from er&omacron;s, sexual love.
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