asexuality


asexuality
asexuality 1877; see ASEXUAL (Cf. asexual) + -ITY (Cf. -ity).

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  • asexuality — n. having no evident sex or sex organs. Syn: sexlessness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Asexuality — This article is about sexual orientation in humans. For the form of reproduction, see Asexual reproduction. For the Montreal punk rock band named The Asexuals, see Asexuals (band). Sexual orientation Orientations Asexual · Bisexual ·… …   Wikipedia

  • asexuality — asexual ► ADJECTIVE 1) Biology without sex or sexual organs. 2) (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of gametes. 3) without sexual feelings or associations. DERIVATIVES asexuality noun asexually adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • asexuality — noun see asexual …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • asexuality — See asexual. * * * …   Universalium

  • asexuality — noun a) The state or quality of being asexual, that is: b) The state of not experiencing sexual attraction. Compare heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality …   Wiktionary

  • asexuality — asex·u·al·i·ty (a″seks u alґĭ te) the state of being asexual; absence of sexual interests …   Medical dictionary

  • asexuality — n. lack of sexuality or sexual reproductive organs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • asexuality — noun having no evident sex or sex organs • Syn: ↑sexlessness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sexless (for: ↑sexlessness), ↑asexual • Hypernyms: ↑p …   Useful english dictionary

  • asexual — asexuality /ay sek shooh al i tee/, n. asexually, adv. /ay sek shooh euhl/, adj. 1. Biol. a. having no sex or sexual organs. b. independent of sexual processes, esp. not involving the union of male and female germ cells. 2. free from or… …   Universalium


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