Or"gasm (?), n. [F. orgasme; cf. Gr. a kneading, softening, prob. confused with to swell, espicially with lust; to feel an ardent desire.] Physiol.
Eager or immoderate excitement or action; the state of turgescence of any organ; erethism; esp., the height of venereal excitement in sexual intercourse.
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