of or relating to the relationship of psychological and sexual phenomena.
- psy·cho·sex·u·al·i·ty, noun
- psy·cho·sex·u·al·ly, adverb
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How to use psychosexual in a sentence
Alfred Hitchcock is not so much evoked as dragged into the room and pointed at vigorously, as if this film can convince you it’s a taut psychosexual thriller just by referencing some really good ones.
He has a psychosexual hold over her that is intentionally fraught with peril for the audience.‘The Good Wife’: Has Season 4’s Kalinda Storyline Gone too Far? | Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez | October 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is more than a little Buffy/Faith resonance to the twisted, almost psychosexual relationship between Emily and Amanda.‘Revenge’: The 12 Most Memorable Twists in the Wicked First Season | Jace Lacob | May 24, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Who better to capture the psychosexual nature of Twilight than the current Marquis De Denmark?
Sanford Bell has published cases in which as early as the age of two years psychosexual phenomena have been observed.
The commonest early manifestations of the sexual life in childhood are, as was said before, the psychosexual phenomena.
Similarly the psychosexual passes through a metamorphosis in normal development.The Behavior of Crowds | Everett Dean Martin
He holds that such cases show a "fixation" in an earlier stage of psychosexual development.The Behavior of Crowds | Everett Dean Martin
At this time of life, the psychosexual in especial often plays a great part.
British Dictionary definitions for psychosexual
of or relating to the mental aspects of sex, such as sexual fantasies
- psychosexuality, noun
- psychosexually, adverb
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