(noun) Lacking or having minimal sexual attraction, desire, or interest towards others.
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- 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.
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- A personal expressing asexuality (adverb) asexually is an (noun) asexual.
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “asexuality.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 21, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/asexuality/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
asexuality. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/asexuality/
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“asexuality.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 21 Jan. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/asexuality/>.