[ sey-pee-oh-sek-shoo-uh l ]
/ ˌseɪ pi oʊˈsɛk ʃu əl /
a person who finds intelligence to be a sexually attractive quality in others.
noting or relating to such a person.
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- sapir, edward,
- sapir-whorf hypothesis,
Origin of sapiosexual
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