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sexual revolution

Syllabification: sex·u·al rev·o·lu·tion

Definition of sexual revolution in English:

noun

The liberalization of established social and moral attitudes toward sex, particularly that occurring in western countries during the 1960s, as the women’s liberation movement and developments in contraception instigated greater experimentation with sex, especially outside of marriage.
Example sentences
  • Those who came of age in the Sixties hold on resolutely to the positive aspects of that social change - sexual equality, the sexual revolution, the rejection of traditional norms and values, and so on.
  • In his version of the sexual revolution, Western adolescents break the chains of reason and social control to follow the sirens of their true love.
  • He was mocking the hollowness of the new consumer society before the sexual revolution.

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