nonsexual


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nonsexual

(nɒnˈsɛksjʊəl)
adj
not of, relating to, or characterized by sex or sexuality
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Adj.1.nonsexual - not having or involving sex; "an asexual spore"; "asexual reproduction"
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com/dictionary/bromance) Merriam-Webster , which defines it as a close nonsexual friendship between men.
It is hardly possible that men turn gay because girls are too fat and nonsexual.
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Moreover, in constrained processing conditions that allow spontaneous and gut-level reactions, men and women with a liberal attitude toward sex reported more positive attitudes toward gratuitous sex appeal than toward appeal that was nonsexual in advertisements (Sengupta & Dahl, 2008).
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In 2015, questions about sexual identity and sex of sexual contacts was added for the first time to the national standard YRBS questionnaire, giving us a picture of how health-related behaviors compared between sexual minority youth and nonsexual minority youth.
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What if you have an intimate but nonsexual relationship with a patient?
Multiple reports indicate that the filters have restricted access to nonsexual content, including websites for a Porsche car dealership and a popular political podcast.
The story of a high-school senior forced to befriend a classmate who has just been diagnosed with leukemia, and the sincere, nonsexual connection that forms as a result, this rousing adaptation of Jesse Andrews' novel is destined not only to connect with young audiences in a big way, but also to endure as a touchstone for its generation.
You know: the time when (if you're man) you have a disturbingly heavy, but definitely nonsexual, platonic admiration for another bloke.
Here, she confronts alternative forms of racialized queer female sexuality (such as sadomasochism, bondage, and domination) as practices that inform a much wider range of racial and gendered sexual power relations, including domesticity, monogamy, and nonsexual intimacies.