Outline for praxis.
Liquid; solid. The wet object. A stone.
Etymology: < Greek ἔρωτο- , ἔρως love + -genic comb. form.
= erogenic adj.
1909 in Cent. Dict. Suppl.
1922 J. Riviere tr. Freud Introd. Lect. Psycho-anal. 264 The gratification obtained can only relate to the region of the mouth and lips; we therefore call these areas of the body erotogenic zones.
1924 J. Riviere et al. tr. Freud Coll. Papers II. 39 A certain degree of directly sexual pleasure is produced by the stimulation of various cutaneous areas (erotogenic zones).
1955 H. Marcuse Eros & Civilization (1956) ii. 39 The pleasure of the proximity senses plays on the erotogenic zones of the body.
1968 Economist 25 May 25/3 Libido transcends beyond the immediate erotogenic zones.
/hysterionics = hysteria + histrionics
hystericize v. /hɪˈstɛrɪsaɪz/ (intr.) to go into hysterics.
1894 Westm. Gaz. 5 Dec. 3/1 The Newest Woman queens it here In all her last uncomely guises; A screaming Sisterhood severe Hystericises.
histrionic, adj. and n.
Etymology: < late Latin histriōnic-us , < histriōn-em ; compare French histrionique (1769 in Littré)
3. Pathol. histrionic paralysis (see quot.). histrionic spasm, spasm of the facial muscles.