bisexuality


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bi·sex·u·al

 (bī-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to both sexes.
2.
a. Having both male and female reproductive organs; hermaphroditic.
b. Botany Denoting a single flower that contains functional staminate and pistillate structures; perfect.
3. Of, relating to, or having a sexual orientation to persons of either sex.
n.
1. A bisexual organism; a hermaphrodite.
2. A bisexual person.

bi′sex·u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.

bisexualism, bisexuality

the condition of combining male and female sexual characteristics in one body. See also sex. — bisexual, adj.
See also: Body, Human
the state of being sexually responsive or attracted to members of both sexes. Also called amphierotism. See also body, human. — bisexual, adj.
See also: Sex
the state of being sexually responsive or attracted to members of both sexes. See also body, human. — bisexual, adj.
See also: Psychology
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bisexuality - showing characteristics of both sexesbisexuality - showing characteristics of both sexes
sexuality, gender, sex - the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus"
2.bisexuality - sexual activity with both men and women
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
Translations

bisexuality

[baɪˌseksjʊˈælɪtɪ] Nbisexualidad f

bisexuality

[ˌbaɪˈsɛkʃuælɪti] nbisexualité f

bisexuality

nBisexualität f; (Biol) → Zwittrigkeit f, → Doppelgeschlechtigkeit f

bisexuality

[baɪˌsɛksjʊˈælɪtɪ] nbisessualità
References in classic literature ?
Now their bisexuality permits them to reproduce themselves after the manner of true plants, but otherwise they have progressed but little in all the ages of their existence.
She said Lennon spoke a lot about bisexuality and "had a desire" to be with men - but never was.
And his mum was really pleased because she mum was really pleased because she thought the bisexuality was just a thought the bisexuality was just a phase and that he'd grown out of it phase and that he'd grown out of it and was now going to get married and was now going to get married and have children and make her and have children and make her a grandparent.
Washington, Aug 4 ( ANI ): Anna Paquin recently schooled Larry King on bisexuality saying that it is not a past tense thing.
Layton's passion for the visual and performing arts fueled her desire to create a multimedia theater production, which would showcase bisexual artists and provide an opportunity for the audience to engage in a conversation about bisexuality.
Drew Barrymore: Barrymore love bisexuality and she has opened about it many time that she love a woman's body.
The Church has claimed that ahomosexuality, bisexuality, and transsexuality are an unnatural and harmful violation of Godas will.
It describes enormous unhappiness at times, an abundance of male bisexuality, and matrimonial complications that would not be out of place in a Feydeau farce.
Issues examined include pressures to perform bisexuality, rape and other sexual fantasies, attitudes toward pornography, and sex-positive vs.
COMEDIAN Joe Lycett has scored an Epic Win as he prepares for the TV spotlight - and shined a light on his own bisexuality.
uncles' and the Duke of Kent's bisexuality has never been established as fact.
WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Family Research Council praised Rhode Island Governor Donald Carcieri's veto of a set of measures that would have expanded that state's existing hate crimes registry beyond sex-related "orientation," relating to heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality, to include "gender expression" and "gender identity.