Definitions for EROSˈɪər ɒs, ˈɛr ɒs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

E•rosˈɪər ɒs, ˈɛr ɒs(n.)

  1. the ancient Greek god of carnal love.

    Category: Mythology

  2. (sometimes l.c.) physical love; sexual desire.

  3. Psychoanal. the libido. instincts for self-preservation collectively.

    Category: Psychiatry

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Eros(noun)

    (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid

  2. sexual desire, eros, concupiscence, physical attraction(noun)

    a desire for sexual intimacy

Wiktionary

  1. eros(Noun)

    A winged figure of a child representing love and/or its power

  2. eros(Noun)

    Physical love; sexual desire

  3. eros(Noun)

    a type of love that seeks fulfillment without violation or something else

  4. eros(Noun)

    libido

  5. eros(Noun)

    collective instincts for self-preservation; life drive

  6. Eros(ProperNoun)

    The god of love and sexual desire; son of either Erebus and Nyx or Aphrodite and Ares.

  7. Origin: ἔρως.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eros(noun)

    love; the god of love; -- by earlier writers represented as one of the first and creative gods, by later writers as the son of Aphrodite, equivalent to the Latin god Cupid

Freebase

  1. Eros

    Eros, in Greek mythology, was the Greek god of love. His Roman counterpart was Cupid. Some myths make him a primordial god, while in other myths, he is the son of Aphrodite.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Eros

    the Greek god of love, the son of Aphrodité, and the youngest of the gods, though he figures in the cosmogony as one of the oldest of the gods, and as the uniting power in the life of the gods and the life of the universe, was represented at last as a wanton boy from whose wiles neither gods nor men were safe.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

strong(adjective)

firm, sound, or powerful, and therefore not easily broken, destroyed, attacked, defeated, resisted, or affected by weariness, illness etc

strong furniture; a strong castle; a strong wind; She's a strong swimmer; He has a very strong will/personality; He has never been very strong (= healthy); He is not strong enough to lift that heavy table.

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