Example sentences for: phallus

How can you use “phallus” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If one of the dominant motifs of Lacan's early life is his contempt for his father, as it is in this account, then it can seem virtually inevitable that his early work was about the terrible cultural consequences of the "weakening of the father imago" (there were no strong fathers anymore), and that much of his later work should be obsessed by what he called "the-name-of-the-father" and the symbolic significance of the phallus.

  • Archaeologists, still unsure of what was involved, suggest that the gorgeously painted scenes of dancing satyrs, flagellation, and a woman kneeling before a sacred phallus indicate rites that the town preferred to keep at a decorous distance, in this splendid suburban villa, most likely the home of a priestess.

  • Prominent phallus signs often indicate a house of ill repute, with an arrow pointing upstairs to where the action was, but sometimes they were just a shopkeeper’s good luck sign.

  • He excuses himself briefly, wipes the side of his phallus with a small alcohol wipe, and uses an auto-injector to painlessly inject a small amount of medication.

  • As Mahadev, he is lord of reproduction represented by the lingam, a phallus symbol often appearing in his temples as a stump of stone rising from the female symbol, a disk called the yoni.


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