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  1. having or seeming to have no sex; neuter.
  2. having or seeming to have no sexual desires.
  3. having no sex appeal; sexually uninteresting.
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Origin of sexless

First recorded in 1590–1600; sex + -less
Related formssex·less·ly, adverbsex·less·ness, noun
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Related Words for sexless

castrated, neuter, epicene, agamous, unisex

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British Dictionary definitions for sexless


  1. having or showing no sexual differentiation
  2. having no sexual desires
  3. sexually unattractive
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Derived Formssexlessly, adverbsexlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for sexless


1590s, from sex (n.) + -less. Related: Sexlessly; sexlessness.

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