Dyspareunia meaning

dĭspə-ro͝onē-ə
(medicine) Painful or difficult sexual intercourse, especially in women.
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Sexual intercourse that is physically painful or difficult.
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Difficult or painful sexual intercourse.
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Difficult or painful sexual intercourse.
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Origin of dyspareunia

  • dys– Greek pareunos lying with (para- beside, with para–1) (eunē bed)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From dys- + Ancient Greek πάρευνος (pareunos, “lying beside, lying with”) +‎ -ia.

    From Wiktionary