asexuality

(noun) Lacking or having minimal sexual attraction, desire, or interest towards others.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: asexualities
  • Asexuality is not the same as celibacy which is the intentional absence of sexual activities.
  • Asexuality is experienced on a continuum, some asexuals masturbate and have sex with others to conceive children or as part of romantic relationships.
  • Also called:
    • nonsexuality
    • sexlessness
  • A personal expressing asexuality (adverb) asexually is an (noun) asexual.

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