A nymphomaniac is the word which signifies a woman with uncontrolled sexual desires. What is the best word to describe a man who demonstrates similar characteristics?
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Satyriasis (also satyromania) is the corresponding condition to nymphomania in men.
It is derived from the Satyrs who in Greek mythology were drunken hyper-sexual goat-man creatures who were attendant upon Dionysus.
Wikipedia uses "hypersexuality":
The appropriate form would then be "hypersexual".
protected by tchrist Mar 1 '15 at 18:21
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