Oneirism vs Onanism - What's the difference?
Oneirism is a see also of onanism. As nouns the difference between oneirism and onanism is that oneirism is (rare) dream-like experiences or qualities; dreaminess while onanism is ejaculating outside the vagina during intercourse; (the performing of) coitus interruptus.
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* 1839‘, Hypochondriasis, hysteria, chorea, epilepsy, apoplexy, and palsy, constitute part of the list of dire maladies induced or immediately excited, by ”’onanism and immoderate or ill-timed coition. The memory and intellectual faculties, in general, are enfeebled, and there are instances of complete idiocy, brought on by early and continued onanism, and of insanity from similar excesses later in life. — ”The Eclectic Journal of Medicine . Vol 3, No 4. Nov 1894. Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell: Philadelphia. p145
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