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English definition of “libido”

libido

noun [C]     /lɪˈbiː.dəʊ/ US  /-doʊ/ (plural libidos)
a person's sexual desire : Symptoms include weight gain , sleep disorders and loss of libido.Sexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
(Definition of libido noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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