From Latin. The term is taken from the first book of Augustine's paper "De civitate Dei" (published in 426).
- (chiefly in Voegelinian philosophy) The will to power; the desire to dominate; the lust for government.
- For usage examples of this term, see Citations:libido dominandi.
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- libido dominandi is the title of a book by E. Michael Jones published in 2005: Libido Dominandi: Sexual Liberation & Political Control.