Definition of Nympholeptic

1. a. Under the influence of nympholepsy; ecstatic; frenzied.



Definition of Nympholeptic

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to, or having characteristics of an instance of nympholepsy. ¹

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Definition of Nympholeptic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nympholeptic

nymphine
nymphiparous
nymphish
nymphlike
nymphly
nymphocaruncular sulcus
nymphohymenal sulcus
nymphoid
nympholepsies
nympholept
nympholeptic (current term)
nympholepts
nymphologist
nymphology
nymphomaniacal
nymphomaniacally
nymphomaniacs
nymphomanias
nymphomanic
nymphomanics
nymphomany
nymphos

Literary usage of Nympholeptic

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1. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by Robert Browning, W. Tyas Harden, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman, William Groser (1880)
"... 1 hope you acquit me—and I hope you will not carry delicacy so far as to let this suppress anything nympholeptic. 1 The reference is of course to Childe ..."

2. A Parody Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1904)
"Man the fleshly marvel always feels a certain kind of awe stick To the skirts of contemplation, cramped with nympholeptic weight; Feels his faint sense ..."

3. The Masters of Modern French Criticism by Irving Babbitt (1912)
"... his own nostalgia and nympholeptic longings, or when rendering suggestively the aspects of outer nature (these moods are of course often blended). ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1832)
"... sort of nympholeptic indulgence, arising probably out of some girlish recollections of a story book, in which some jester of the olden time figured as ..."

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