[sek-shoo-al-i-tee or, esp. British, seks-yoo-]
Origin of sexuality
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Examples from the Web for sexuality
Margot Canaday here at Princeton writes on sexuality and American politics.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch
January 4, 2015
A 64-year-old animal trainer, he makes the six-hour round-trip every two weeks to submit to her and explore his sexuality.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau
December 20, 2014
Not to mention the core Christian idea that sexuality is, itself, a necessary evil, and something that must be repressed.Church Sex Scandals Are Rooted in Theology
December 15, 2014
He had married, and had an affair, while he was writing Lady Macbeth, and the opera was alive with sexuality.When Stalin Met Lady Macbeth
November 9, 2014
You will not find many people who feel the need to broadcast their sexuality.China’s Gay Hook-Up App Is a Cash Cow
November 6, 2014
In short, ethics has been more or less confounded with sexuality.The Sexual Question
He had felt emasculated, nearer to the angels, cleansed of sexuality.Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Sexuality made the transition to the two-sex world with a vengeance.
Emancipation has reduced some of sexuality's inherent, and necessary, tension.
I should certainly conclude that all sexuality had descended from one prototype.More Letters of Charles Darwin
- the state or quality of being sexual
- preoccupation with or involvement in sexual matters
- the possession of sexual potency
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Word Origin and History for sexuality
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The condition of being characterized and distinguished by sex.
- Concern with or interest in sexual activity.
- Sexual character or potency.
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