What is another word for sexual?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛkʃuːə͡l] (IPA)

Sexual is a term that is closely associated with sexual orientation, intercourse, and sexual behavior. However, there are several synonyms that you can use in place of sexual. Some of these include sensual, erotic, lascivious, lustful, and seductive. Sensual typically refers to something that is physically pleasing or appeals to the senses. Erotic, on the other hand, can refer to something that is explicitly sexual or arousing. Lascivious is a term that suggests a strong sexual desire or lustful behavior. Similarly, lustful connotes a strong and intense desire for sexual gratification. Finally, seductive is a term that suggests an alluring or tempting quality.

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What are the hypernyms for Sexual?

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What are the opposite words for sexual?

Antonyms for the word "sexual" include asexual, platonic, nonromantic, chaste, celibate, abstinent, and codependent. These words indicate a lack of sexual desire, interest or involvement. Asexual people do not experience sexual attraction, while platonic relationships refer to ones without sexual intimacy. Nonromantic refers to friendships or relationships that do not have a romantic component, while chaste and celibate both indicate abstaining from sexual activity. Abstinence is restraining from sexual pleasure, while codependent refers to a relationship where one person is overly dependent on the other for emotional support. These terms showcase different aspects of human behavior, relationships and preferences.

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Famous quotes with Sexual

  • Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared.
    Mortimer Adler
  • Erotic or sexual love can truly be love if it is not selfishly sexual or lustful.
    Mortimer Adler
  • Freud's view is that all love is sexual in its origin or its basis. Even those loves which do not appear to be sexual or erotic have a sexual root or core. They are all sublimations of the sexual instinct.
    Mortimer Adler
  • I find the selectivity of erotic love - the choice of this man or this woman - much more intelligible if liking the person is the origin of sexual interest, rather than the other way.
    Mortimer Adler
  • It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure.
    Mortimer Adler

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