- sexual abuse,
- sexual deviation,
- sexual dimorphism,
- sexual dwarf,
- sexual generation
Origin of sexual
Examples from the Web for nonsexual
“It was a very beautiful, loving, nonsexual type of turn,” Keller says.
Even the nonsexual films start to take on acutely sexual undertones.
Sublimation: The act of freeing sex-energy from definitely sexual aims; utilization of sex-energy for nonsexual ends.Outwitting Our Nerves|Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
Word Origin for sexual
1650s, "of or pertaining to the fact of being male or female," from Late Latin sexualis "relating to sex," from Latin sexus (see sex (n.)). Meaning "pertaining to copulation or generation" is from 1766; sexual intercourse attested by 1778; sexual orientation by 1967; sexual harassment by 1975. Sexual revolution attested by 1962. Sexual politics is from 1970. Related: Sexually.