un-sexual

sexual

[sek-shoo-uhl or, esp. British, seks-yoo-]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or for sex: sexual matters; sexual aids.
2.
occurring between or involving the sexes: sexual relations.
3.
having sexual organs or reproducing by processes involving both sexes.

Origin:
1645–55; < Late Latin sexuālis, equivalent to sexu(s) sex + -ālis -al1

sexually, adverb
antisexual, adjective
antisexually, adverb
nonsexual, adjective, noun
nonsexually, adverb
unsexual, adjective
unsexually, adverb
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sexual (ˈsɛksjʊəl)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or characterized by sex or sexuality
2.  Compare asexual (of reproduction) characterized by the union of male and female gametes
 
[C17: from Late Latin sexuālis; see sex]
 
'sexually
 
adv

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sexual
1650s, "of or pertaining to the fact of being male or female," from L.L. sexualis "relating to sex," from L. sexus (see sex). Meaning "pertaining to copulation or generation" is from 1799 (in sexual intercourse). Sexuality "capability of sexual feelings" is from 1879. Sexual
revolution first attested 1970 in Kate Millett.
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sexual sex·u·al (sěk'shōō-əl)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, involving, or characteristic of sex, sexuality, the sexes, or the sex organs and their functions.

  2. Implying or symbolizing erotic desires or activity.

  3. Of, relating to, or involving the union of male and female gametes.


sex'u·al·ly adv.
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