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Onanism   Listen
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Onanism  n.  Self-pollution; masturbation.






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"Onanism" Quotes from Famous Books



... onanism and pollution among the sins against the Holy Ghost, and this being the case, there is no being in the world who has been sinned against so often. A medium indulgence in this sin furnished the pleasure of a queen, the severity of one Lucretia does ...
— The Satyricon, Complete • Petronius Arbiter

... infancy but was not detected until her fourth year; she died shortly afterward in a frightful state of marasmus. Vogel alludes to a girl of three in whom repeated attacks of epilepsy occurred after six months' onanism. Van Bambeke mentions three children from ten to twenty months old, two of them females, ...
— Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine • George M. Gould

... of the male genital may be mentioned the flying machine, utilization of which is justified by its relation to flying as well as occasionally by its form. To play with a little child or to beat a little one is often the dream's representation of onanism. A number of other symbols, in part not sufficiently verified are given by Stekel, who illustrates them with examples. Right and left, according to him, are to be conceived in the dream in an ethical sense. "The right way always signifies the road to righteousness, ...
— Dream Psychology - Psychoanalysis for Beginners • Sigmund Freud

... that all the remedies for pauperism and fecundity—sanctioned by universal practice, philosophy, political economy, and the latest reformers—may be summed up in the following list: masturbation, onanism, [19] sodomy, tribadie, polyandry, [20] prostitution, castration, continence, abortion, ...
— What is Property? - An Inquiry into the Principle of Right and of Government • P. J. Proudhon



Words linked to "Onanism" :   self-stimulation, autoeroticism, onanist, withdrawal, frottage, coitus interruptus, birth control, self-abuse, masturbation, hand job, pulling out, birth prevention, family planning, jerking off



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