CASANOVA COMPLEX

n. a strong desire that drives a man to make as many sexual conquests or take as many lovers as he can, without developing any emotional attachment or commitment to any one of them. The desire is purely sensual and sexual. Named after Italian adventurer Giovanni Jacopo Casanova (1725-1798).

CASANOVA COMPLEX: "In the Casanova complex, seduction is the name of the game."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CASANOVA COMPLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/casanova-complex/ (accessed November 17, 2019).
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