What does venereal disease mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. venereal disease, VD, venereal infection, social disease, Cupid's itch, Cupid's disease, Venus's curse, dose, sexually transmitted disease, STD(noun)

    a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact


  1. venereal disease(Noun)

    Any of several contagious diseases, such as syphilis and gonorrhea, contracted through sexual intercourse.


  1. Venereal Disease

    Our Hidden Enemy: Veneral Disease was an award winning public service announcement on KOAC radio in 1942.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of venereal disease in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of venereal disease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Karl Kraus:

    Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.

  2. George Will:

    In the 1940s a survey listed the top seven discipline problems in public schools talking, chewing gum, making noise, running in the halls, getting out of turn in line, wearing improper clothes, not putting paper in wastebaskets. A 1980s survey lists these top seven drug abuse, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, suicide, rape, robbery, assault. (Arson, gang warfare and venereal disease are also-rans.)

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