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Definition of Pansexuality

(noun) A nonbinary sexual status, in which an individual identifies as sexually polymorphous or encompassing all sexualities.

Pansexuality Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: pan·sex·u·al·i·ty

Audio Pronunciation

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– British English

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈˌpænˌsɛkʃəˈwælədi/
  • British English – /panˌsɛkʃʊˈalᵻti/

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Works Consulted

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Ravelli, Bruce, and Michelle Webber. 2016. Exploring Sociology: A Canadian Perspective. 3rd ed. Toronto: Pearson.

Taylor & Francis. (N.d.) Routledge Handbooks Online. (https://www.routledgehandbooks.com/).

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

Wiley. (N.d.) Wiley Online Library. (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/).

Cite the Definition of Pansexuality

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2017. “pansexuality.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved June 23, 2024 (https://sociologydictionary.org/pansexuality/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

pansexuality. (2017). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/pansexuality/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2017. “pansexuality.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed June 23, 2024. https://sociologydictionary.org/pansexuality/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“pansexuality.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2017. Web. 23 Jun. 2024. <https://sociologydictionary.org/pansexuality/>.