sexual orientation

(noun) “A person’s emotional and sexual attraction to a particular sex (male or female)” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: sexual orientations

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. The Difference Between Sex and Gender. Connexions, June 12, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42869/1.3/).