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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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