sexual


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to sexual: sexes
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for sexual

Synonyms for sexual

of, concerning, or promoting sexual love or desire

suggesting sexuality

employed in reproduction

Synonyms

Synonyms for sexual

having or involving sex

involved in a sexual relationship

Synonyms

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Reumann demonstrates that the Kinsey Reports re-shaped American sexual consciousness by bringing new terms and ideas into the public debate.
Students also demonstrated a shift in attitude toward the timing of sexual activity: Whereas 84% said before taking the sex education course that people should wait until after high school, until after postsecondary school or until marriage to have sex, 87% gave these answers after participating in the course.
Similarly, some public health practitioners may view sex workers as positive agents for sexual health and engage them in screening, preventive, and curative interventions for STD control and prevention.
The Court may not have appreciated the fact that its comments about sexual identity and behaviour would be equally applicable to the sexual practices of pedophiles, or those who engage in bestiality.
Traditionally, once the conduct was determined to be based on gender, it then would be categorized as either quid pro quo sexual harassment or hostile work environment.
The nature of the sexual abuse also makes it difficult to observe and therefore more threatening to report.
29, 2004, requiring California employers with more than 50 employees to provide supervisors with two hours of sexual harassment training every two years.
Ejaculation has less immediate impact on a healthy young male because of his abundance of jing, or sexual essence.
Second, what a disembodied understanding of marriage this is--as if bodily and sexual intimacy of wife and husband were not constitutive of marriage.
Drinking was not associated with early sexual activity in boys.
Menopause might even be a time during which sexual satisfaction, if not desire, increases, says Jill P.
Human sexuality is not nearly as neat or tidy as we might have hoped, and our sexual appetites and behaviors do not fit into the cookie-cutter forms handed down from one generation to the next.
A biologist who spent the first part of his career as an unobtrusive cataloger of gall wasps, Kinsey was, depending on whom you ask, either the harbinger or the catalyst of the sexual revolution.
In the absence of "systematic research" or data linking sexual violence and athletes, media commentators, white feminists and psychologists have taken to the airwaves to castigate Kobe Bryant as part of a larger trend within sports, reducing the problem of sexual violence to a single social institution.
Other 20th century avatars of sexual open-mindedness don't draw comparisons to perpetrators of mass genocide, including those who came earlier and yelped louder than Kinsey.