What is another word for heterosexuality?

23 synonyms found


[ hˌɛtɹə͡ʊsˈɛkʃuːˈalɪti], [ hˌɛtɹə‍ʊsˈɛkʃuːˈalɪti], [ h_ˌɛ_t_ɹ_əʊ_s_ˈɛ_k_ʃ_uː_ˈa_l_ɪ_t_i]

Heterosexuality refers to sexual orientation that is attracted to the opposite sex. Synonyms of heterosexuality include straight, opposite-sex attraction, heterosexual preference, and heterosexual orientation. Other terms that are used to describe heterosexuality include heteronormativity, which refers to the societal view that heterosexuality is normal, natural, and superior to other sexual orientations. Heterorelationality is another synonym for heterosexuality, which refers to the focus on relationships with the opposite sex. Other terms include heterocentrism, heterosexism, and straightness. These synonyms help to describe and understand the complexities of sexual orientation and the societal attitudes towards different sexual orientations.

Synonyms for Heterosexuality:

How to use "Heterosexuality" in context?

What is heterosexuality? Most everyone would answers this question with something along the lines of being attracted to the opposite gender. However, what does this definition truly encompasses? In simplest terms, heterosexuality is being sexually attracted to people of the opposite gender. However, heterosexuality is not limited to just people of the opposite gender. It can also be attracted to people of the same gender. For example, a person who is heterosexual can be sexually attracted to someone of the same gender, someone of the opposite gender, or any other gender.

There are many different ways that people express their heterosexuality.

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