Origin of orgasmFrench orgasme from Classical Greek orgasmos from organ, to swell with moisture, lust from Indo-European base an unverified form werg-, to swell with sap or anger from source Sanskrit ?rj?, violence, vigor, sap
An example of orgasm is ejaculation.
- The highest point of sexual excitement, characterized by strong feelings of pleasure and marked normally by ejaculation of semen by the male and by involuntary vaginal contractions in the female. Also called climax .
- A similar point of intensity of emotional excitement.
intransitive verbor·gasm·ed, or·gasm·ing, or·gasms,
Origin of orgasmFrench orgasme or New Latin orgasmus both from Greek orgasmos from orgān to swell up, be excited
- or·gas′mic or·gas′tic
- or·gas′mi·cal·ly or·gas′ti·cal·ly
- clitoral orgasm, G-spot orgasm
(third-person singular simple present orgasms, present participle orgasming, simple past and past participle orgasmed)
- To have an orgasm.
From Late Latin orgasmus, from Ancient Greek á½€ÏÎ³Î±ÏƒÎ¼ÏŒÏ‚ (orgasmÃ³s, “orgasm"), from á½€ÏÎ³Î¬Ï‰ (orgaÅ, “to swell with moisture").
- In uncircumcised males, it is most common to grip the skin of the penis and move it up and down, resulting in repeated sliding of the foreskin back and forth over the head of the penis until orgasm is reached.
- That can often be what draws consumers to NARS products in the first place, (Orgasm blush is a great example, although to its credit the color is renowned as one of the most flattering in the industry).
- One enduring myth is that female masturbation can lead to decreased sensitivity of the clitoris resulting in a decrease in the frequency and intensity of female orgasm.
- Erectile dysfunction, also known as ED or impotence, is the inability to achieve and/or maintain an erection during sexual intercourse long enough to complete orgasm.
- Difficulty with having an orgasm can be due to medication, a medical condition, not being attracted or into his partner, or the result of just being tired.