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sexual Saltos de línea: sex¦ual
Pronunciación: /ˈsɛkʃʊəl/

Definición de sexual en inglés:


1Relating to the instincts, physiological processes, and activities connected with physical attraction or intimate physical contact between individuals: she had felt the thrill of a sexual attraction
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This was physical attraction, sexual temptation, nothing more.
  • Automobiles, contact sports, uncontrolled sexual activity - all ripe for criminalizing.
  • Integral to Wagnerian ideology is a belief that all sense of individual identity vanishes during sexual activity.
2Relating to the two sexes or to gender: sensitivity about sexual stereotypes
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  • This cultural code expresses contempt for the body; devalues race, gender and sexual difference; and is fixated on ownership and control.
  • The award-winning British play promises a salacious good time with its decidedly postmodern take on gender and sexual power relationships in the middle ages.
  • It is often based on systematic observation, and can serve as a genuinely useful tool for expanding our concepts of sexual and gender possibilities.
2.1Of or characteristic of one sex or the other: the hormones which control the secondary sexual characteristics
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  • To recognize these differences should however not lead to an essentialism grounded in sexual or cultural characteristics.
  • Whether Basil was really male or female was quite impossible to tell; a fox hides its sexual characteristics very effectively between its legs.
  • Laelae and their equivalent elsewhere in the Pacific clearly point to a dislocation between sexual anatomy and gender identity.
3 Biology (Of reproduction) involving the fusion of gametes.
3.1Being of one sex or the other; capable of sexual reproduction: the asexual winged forms lay the eggs which hatch into the sexual form


Mid 17th century: from late Latin sexualis, from Latin sexus 'sex'.



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The counsellor warned those present that some sexually transmitted diseases last a lifetime.
  • A few years back, I heard of some dorks trying to sell coffee using some sexually graphic imagery.
  • As with all of her photos, they depict happy, sexually confident women who want to express another side to themselves.

Palabras que riman con sexual

asexual, bisexual, heterosexual, homosexual, psychosexual, transsexual, unisexual

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