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English noun: Eros

1. Eros (person) (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid


Instance hypernymGreek deity


Domain categoryGreek mythology

2. eros (feeling) a desire for sexual intimacy


Synonymsconcupiscence, physical attraction, sexual desire


Broader (hypernym)desire


Narrower (hyponym)amativeness, amorousness, anaphrodisia, aphrodisia, erotic love, eroticism, erotism, fetish, lecherousness, libido, love, lust, lustfulness, nymphomania, passion, satyriasis, sensualism, sensuality, sensualness, sexiness, sexual love, the hots









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